Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - Trisong Detsen

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 32110)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

King Trisong Detsen.

At the top center is a Gelug teacher (possibly a Dalai Lama). On the left is an unidentified teacher. On the right is the Medicine Buddha with the red Guhya Jnana Dakini below.

At the bottom left is orange Manjushri. At the center is the red 'Secret' Yama Dharmaraja. On the right is the white 'Activity' Pehar.

Jeff Watt 6-2014

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
King: Trisong Detsen Masterworks
Painting Set: Kings of Tibet & Suryagupta Tara Set (New Menri Painting Tradition)
Kings: Tibetan Kings & Ministers (Masterworks)
Publication: Sattvas & Rajas, The Culture and Art of Tibetan Buddhism (Painting)