Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist)

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 31361)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Kache Marpo, or possibly Yamshu Marpo.

At the top center is the Very Secret Hayagriva of Sera Monastery. At the top left is King Songtsen Gonpo and Padmasambhava depicted as an acharya on the right side.

Five principal attendant figures riding horse are arranged in the lower composition.

Jeff Watt 1-2014

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