Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - (Main Form)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 644)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 83.82x57.15cm (33x22.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1998.11.4
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pema jung ne. English: the Lotus Born) from the land of Oddiyana. The main founder of Tibetan Buddhism, 8th century.

Pemasambhava Pema Jungne Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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