Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shri Devi (Buddhist Protector) - Magzor Gyalmo

དཔལ་ལྡན་ལྷ་མོ། 吉祥天母(佛教护法)
(item no. 441)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 72.39x49.53cm (28.50x19.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1996.11.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Female

TBRC: W19221

Interpretation / Description

Magzor Gyalmo, Shri Devi (English: Queen of the Weapon Army, Glorious Goddess), wrathful form of the peaceful goddess Sarasvati.

Tibetan: Magzor Gyalmo

Jeff Watt 3-2001

Secondary Images
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