Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Bon) - Lam Lha

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། བོན་ལྷ། 世俗的神(苯教)
(item no. 200015)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1998.19.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Lam Lha (English: Goddess of Travel [road, path]): riding on the back of a queen bee, surrounded by 20 emanations of herself and the 8 dangerous animals to protect from; wolf, fox, and others.

Jeff Watt, 1-2000

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Bon Religion: Protector Deities List
Bon: Artworks (All)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
Bon Religion: Protector Deities Main Page
Buddhist Protectors: Worldly (Female)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Bon Artworks
Exhibition: Bon, The Magic Word (RMA 2007)
Bon Deity: Lamlha (Goddess of Travel)