Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - 8 Forms: Dorje Drolo

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 32)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma
Size 55.88x34.93cm (22x13.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.11.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Dorje Drollo, wrathful form of Padmasambhava, holding a vajra in the upraised right hand and a 'kila' dagger in the left.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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Thematic Sets
Padmasambhava: Dorje Drolo Main Page
Painting Tradition: Lhatog, Khampa Gar
Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin
Padmasambhava: Eight Forms Main Page
Padmasambhava: Dorje Drolo (Eight Forms Sets)
Subject: Caves (Deities & Figures)