Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - (Main Form)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 30641)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P4956

Interpretation / Description


At the top center is Green Tara flanked by heavenly devas. Slghtly below on the left is red Vajrayogini. On the right is an unidentified Tibetan teacher wearing monastic robes. At the bottom left is Mandarava and on the ight is Yeshe Tsogyal.

Colourful wishfulfilling jewels and white elephant tusks are arranged at the bottom center.

Jeff Watt 7-2013

Secondary Images

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