Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - 8 Forms: Pema Jungne

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 65094)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava, Pema Jungne: a manifestation from the set of eight forms of Padmasambhava representing eight important narratives in his life-story; from a set of nine paintings. At the top left corner is Dhanasamskrita.

Art Represented in Art: See upper right corner, a metalwork sculpture is depicted on a shrine table.

Jeff Watt 2-2004

thub bstan sgron mes ‘jig rten gyi |
mun pa zhi mdzad pad ma las |
byung ba’i E ma slob dpon che |
sam bha ba yi dge legs stzol |

May the great scholar Sambhava, born from the lotus, bestow the good fortune
[just as] the Lamp of Buddha’s teaching
Pacifies the darkness of the world.

Laura Laura Weinstein, 2018

Secondary Images
Related Items
Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: Padmasambhava, the Second Buddha

Thematic Sets
Padmasambhava: Masterworks (Eight Forms)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art (RMA): Main Page
Padmasambhava: Eight Forms (Kham-dri Set)
Padmasambhava: Pema Jungne
Padmasambhava: Eight Forms Main Page
Subject: Art Depicted in Art
Subject: Art Depicted in Art (Sculpture - All Images)
Subject: Initiation Rituals
Collection: Christie's, Painting (Sept, 2001; NY)