Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist) - Garwa Nagpo

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 533)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 44.45x33.66cm (17.50x13.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1996.31.19
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Damchen Garwa Nagpo (English: The Oathbound Blacksmith): wrathful worldly protector of the Treasure 'terma' Tradition. Four wrathful attendants stand at the corners.

Tibetan: Dam chen gar wa nag po

Jeff Watt 3-2001

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