Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - (11 faces, 8 hands)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 40320)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Paper
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Avalokiteshvara, Vajragarbha: with eleven faces and eight hands, in a standing posture.

Lineage: Avalokiteshvara, Mitra Yogin, Tropu Lotsawa, (follow from the Akshobhyavajra Guhyasamaja lineage: Khenpo Sonam Wangchug, Tropu Sempa Chenpo, Yang Tsewa Rinchen Sengge, Drachompa Yontan Lodro, Janglung Chenpo, Panchen Rinpoche, Jangsem Sherab Paljor, Jetsun Drolchog, Khenchen Lungrig Gyatso), etc. (Rinjung page 282 and 273, Taranata).

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