Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist) - Tseringma (Shalu Monastery)

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 52715)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Tseringma in a standing posture and wearing a cloak of peacock feathers, local deity protector of Shalu Monastery.

It has not been clearly established whether this Shalu Tseringma and the Tashi Tseringma with four sisters and riding a lion are the same deity or different.

Jeff Watt 5-2014

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Subject: Protector Deities, Tibetan (Prior to 17th Century)
Buddhist Worldly Protector: Tseringma (Shalu Monastery)
Tibet: Shalu Monastery, Avalokiteshvara Chapel (Chou)