Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - Pure Land (Copper Coloured Mountain)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 355)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 75.57x58.42cm (29.75x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1996.20.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pe ma jung ne) residing in the three-tiered palace on the Copper-coloured Mountain. In the main chamber are various disciples, with the 8 forms of Padmasambhava above and the 5 celestial buddhas seated above that.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 7
Padmasambhava: Copper Coloured Mountain
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