Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - Pure Land (Copper Coloured Mountain)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 111)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 89.53x57.79cm (35.25x22.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1997.8.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pe ma jung ne) residing in the three-tiered palace on the Copper-coloured Mountain. In the main chamber are the 25 principle disciples. To the left and right of that are the deities Hayagriva and Guru Drakpo.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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Thematic Sets
Padmasambhava: Copper Coloured Mountain
Padmasambhava: Copper Coloured Mountain (Chogyur Lingpa)
Subject: Purelands & Sacred Geography Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery II
Subject: Dreams & Dream Yoga
Painting Style: Eastern Tibet, Kham (Kham-ri)