Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Item No. 1047

དབུས་ཀྱི་སྣང་བརྙན་གང་རུང་། 任何中心人物
(item no. 1047)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma and Sakya
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Catalogue # acc.# P2001.13.1
Interpretation / Description

The Three Sisters (Tibetan: yu gu che sum). Wealth deities whose practice was first introduced into Tibet by Bari Lotsawa Rinchen Drag, 11th century.?The Three pishaci sisters are from the Bodhagaya region of Bihar State, India. In later centuries the Nyingma School took up the practice after finding 'terma' texts for the Three Sisters.

At the top left is Tangtong Gyalpo and the deity Vajrakila. Slightly lower and on the right and left it appears to be Jamgon Kongtrul and Khyentse Wangpo. Jeff Watt 8-2001

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Tradition: Sakya Deity Paintings
Buddhist Deity: Deities (Female)
Subject: Wealth Deities Main Page
Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin
Buddhist Deity: Yugu Chesum