Tonpa Shenrab (Founder of Bon) - Life Story
(item no. 200019)

Tibet

1800 - 1899

Bon Lineage

Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton

Collection of Rubin Museum of Art

(acc. #P1999.22.4)

 
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Tritsug Gyalwa, the enlightened form of Tonpa Shenrab, surrounded by life-story scenes accompanied by Tibetan inscriptions written with gold lettering.

Jeff Watt & Lee Hartline 1-2000


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Exhibition Appearance
Exhibition: Bon, The Magic Word (RMA 2007)

Thematic Set
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab - Life Story (Main Page)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Bon Artworks
Bon Artworks (All)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery IX
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab - Life Story Set 2



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