Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tonpa Shenrab (Founder of Bon) - (main form)

སྟོན་པ་གཤེན་རབ། བོན་ལུགས་སྲོལ་གཏོད་པ། 敦巴辛绕传记(苯教开创人)
(item no. 200043)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2001.8.4
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Tonpa Shenrab.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Bon Deity: Four Transcendent Lords Main Page
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab (Four Transcendent Lords)
Bon: Artworks (All)
Nepal: Paintings
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab Main Page
Exhibition: Bon, The Magic Word (RMA 2007)
Painting Style: Bon Art in West Tibet
Subject: Svastika - Yungdrung Page
Exhibition: The Art of Tibetan Medicine
Bon Deity: Four Transcendent Lords (Set 8)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Bon Artworks