Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist)

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 473)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Size 41.91x30.48cm (16.50x12in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1996.20.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Dralha: with one face and two hands he holds a riding crop in the upraised right and a bowl of jewels with the left. Dressed in the garb of a warrior with a spear, he rides atop a white horse.

Jeff Watt 4-2001

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