Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Refuge Field (Buddhist) - Gelug Lineage

སྐྱབས་འགྲོའི་ཞིང་ངམ་ཚོགས་ཞིང་། 皈依境(佛教)
(item no. 101)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 30.48x22.86cm (12x9in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.4.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni, Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One of the Shakya Clan). The Gelugpa Field of the Accumulation (Tib.: tsog shing) of Merit with the teachers of the lineage of Maitreya on the upper left and that of Manjushri on the upper right. Deities, buddhas and bodhisattvas are placed below along with the Dharma protectors at the bottom.

Tibetan: Tsog shing

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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