Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Olmo Lungring (Bon Pureland)

འོལ་མོ་ལུང་རི། བོན་གྱི་ཞིང་ཁམས། 俄莫隆日(苯教净土)
(item no. 200040)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.19.4
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Olmo Lungring: the pureland according to the Bon religion. In the center is the Nine Stacked Swastika (Yungdrung) Mountain surrounded by four large pleasure gardens. Outside of that are regions of island systems becoming more numerous as they extend outward. Across the top are the Five Celestial Enlightened Ones.

Jeff Watt & Lee Hartline 4-2001

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