Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 23379)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description


At the top center are two depictions of Amitabha Buddha. Below that on the left is Padmasambhava as a pantita in an Indian monastic appearance. On the right side is the white four-armed form of Lokeshvara.

Again below that is Akshobhya Buddha on the left and Medicine Buddha on the right side. Both are blue in colour. At the middle left is white Vajrasattva. On the right side is green Tara.

Along the bottom of the composition beginning on the left is orange Manjushri, white Lokeshvara, white Ushnishavijaya and blue Vajrapani.

Jeff Watt 6-2014

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