|Date Range||1400 - 1499|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
|Collection||Rubin Museum of Art|
|Catalogue #||acc.# F1997.19.1|
Tsagli (English: Initiation Cards): used as representations during the formal bestowing of a tantric meditation practice (initiation), along with lineage teachers such as Terton Karma Lingpa.
24 cards depict various peaceful and wrathful deities. 5 cards depict lineage teachers and 1 card shows a standing Buddha figure. Each card has an inscription on the front.
Jeff Watt 2-2000
Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)