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Hevajira, Khmer Bronze Hevajra with 8 heads and 16 arms, H 8.75 ca 19th century

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Hevajira, Khmer Bronze Hevajra with 8 heads and 16 arms,  In Tantric Buddhism, also known as Vajrayana, Hevajra is the most important deity in Cambodia from the eleventh century onwards. Hevajra Tantra was brought to Cambodia during the Khmer Empire and was practiced both in Cambodia and Thailand from the 10th to 13th century ca 1200-1300. Like this bronze, not all bronzes from Khmer were green patinated, H 8.75” ca 19th century
In Tantric Buddhism, also known as Vajrayana, Hevajra is the most important deity, increased in importance in Cambodia from the eleventh century onwards. Hevajra Tantra was brought to Cambodia during the Khmer Empire and was practiced both in Cambodia and Thailand from the 10th to 13th centuries.
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[2] Audric, John, Angkor and the Khmer Empire, Robert Hale and Company, 1st edition 1972
 
[i] In Tantric Buddhism, also known as Vajrayana, Hevajra is the most important deity, increased in importance in Cambodia from the eleventh century onwards. Hevajra Tantra was brought to Cambodia during the Khmer Empire and was practiced both in Cambodia and Thailand from the 10th to 13th centuries.