Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - Longku Totreng Rig Nga

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 45)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 74.93x50.80cm (29.50x20in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.3.4
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Ratnasambhava from the set of five deities, emanations of Padmasambhava: the Sambhogakaya, Skull Garland, Five Families (Tibetan: long ku to treng rig nga). Yellow in colour with a damaru drum held in the right hand and a long-life vase in the left, he sits surrounded by 340 small images of Padmasambhava in his usual appearance.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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