Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - (Main Form)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 54331)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Field Museum of Natural History
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P4956

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava accompanied on the proper right and left by Mandarava and Yeshe Tsogyal. Slightly above are Amitayus Buddha and Chaturbhuja Avalokiteshvara. Numerous smaller figures of Padmasambhava surround the central figure.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

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Collection of the Field Museum of Natural History (Painting)