|Date Range||1800 - 1899|
|Lineages||Gelug and Buddhist|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
Cha Khyung (Bird-Horned Eagle): an indigenous mountain deity of the Amdo region, in the retinue of Amnye Machen, subjugated by Padmasambhava, the mountain deity of the west side of the river in Rebkong (Tongren), Amdo, China.
Peaceful in appearance with one face and two hands the right holds aloft a banner adorned with silks and jewels. The left hand held at the waist carries a vase filled with precious jewels; riding atop a light brown horse. Above sits Tsongkapa wearing monastic attire and a yellow pandita hat. Attendant warrior figures fill the composition above and below.
Jeff Watt 3-2000 (revised 9-2015)