On Central Asian Tracks 100 -
Ancient Buddhist painting on silk, showing Vaisravana, Regent of the North,
moving with divine host across the ocean. Recovered from the walled-up chapel.
"Caves of the Thousand Buddhas", Tun-huang - He is the chief of the
four heavenly kings (the lokapala) who guard the four cardinal directions. He
is the diety who hears everything. Frequently he is depicted with a yellow face
and carrying an unbrella.The Hindu name is Kubera, he is the son of Vishrava.
This illustration is also in Serindia.