Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Yama Dharmaraja (Buddhist Protector) - Inner

གཤིན་རྗེ་ཆོས་རྒྱལ། 阎罗法王
(item no. 1009)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2001.1.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Yama Dharmaraja, Inner (Tibetan: shin je cho gyal, nang wa. English: the Inner Lord of Death, King of the Law): wrathful emanation of the bodhisattva Manjushri and the inner protector for the Vajrabhairava cycle of Tantra.

Tibetan: Shin je cho gyal

Jeff Watt 4-2001

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Tradition: Gelug Protectors
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