|1600 - 1699
|Drukpa (Kagyu) and Buddhist
|Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
|Shelley & Donald Rubin
Pema Dorje, Chatangwa (15th century) of the Chal Lineage and Tarpa Ling Monastery. He was a teacher from the lineage of the Rechung Nyan Gyu Cycle of Tantric practice.
At the bottom center is an unidentified donor figure with two attendants. At the far left is the meditational deity Chakrasamvara and to the right the mountain goddess Tseringma riding a lion. At the right side of the composition is Panjara Mahakala according to the tradition of Nagarjuna and Ngogton. Slightly to the left is the wrathful female deity Chandika, red in colour, with one face and four hands.
Jeff Watt 11-2000