Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - 8 Forms: Dorje Drolo

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 20224)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Dorje Drolo, wrathful emanation of Padmasambhava. He belongs to the group of Eight Principal Forms that mark important events in the life story of guru Rinpoche. Dorje Drolo also functions as a guruyoga practice/meditational deity.

Jeff Watt 6-2013

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