Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shri Devi (Buddhist Protector) - Magzor Gyalmo

དཔལ་ལྡན་ལྷ་མོ། 吉祥天母(佛教护法)
(item no. 140)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Size 63.50x52.07cm (25x20.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.11.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Female

TBRC: W19221

Interpretation / Description

Magzor Gyalmo, Palden Lhamo (Sanskrit: Shri Devi, English: the Glorious Goddess, Queen of the Weapon Army).

Tibetan: Magzor Gyalmo

Wrathful in appearance with one face and two hands she rides atop a yellow mule inside a bone and skeleton palace surrounded by a host of fierce retinue figures.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

The Book of Rainbows: Art, Literature, Science & Mythology. Richard Whelan Cobb, California: O.G. Publishing Corp., 1997.

Related Items
Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: Female Buddhas at RMA

Thematic Sets
Buddhist Protectors: Enlightened (Female)
Buddhist Protector: Shri Devi, Magzor Gyalmo Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Shri Devi, Magzorma with Retinue
Buddhist Protector: Shri Devi, Magzor Gyalmo (Palace)
Buddhist Protector: Shri Devi, Magzor Gyalmo (RMA)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Mongolia
Buddhist Protector: Shri Devi, Magzorma (Masterworks)
Buddhist Protectors: Enlightened
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 6
Buddhist Protector: Shri Devi Main Page
Painting Style: Men-ri (New)