Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 2197)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pe ma jung ne. English: the Lotus Born), from the Ngar Pan Yontan Terdzo.

Padmasambhava is one of the three people traditionally credited with the founding of Tibetan Buddhism in the 8th century. He holds in the extended right hand a vajra scepter and a skullcup in the left.

Jeff Watt 2-2017

Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (Printed script (Uchen), includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)

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