Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tapihritsa (Bon Deity)

ཏ་པི་ཧྲི་ཙ། བོན་གྱི་བླ་མ། 大碧日扎(苯教本尊)
(item no. 200036)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.24.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Tapihritsa: representing the Dharmakaya aspect of the 'Enlightened Ones' (Tibetan: sang gye) of the Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyu tradition.

Jeff Watt & Lee Hartline 9-2000

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