Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Bon) - Dragpa Sengge

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། བོན་ལྷ། 世俗的神(苯教)
(item no. 65577)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Dragpa Sengge: a worldly protector of the Bon religion. He is believed to be the subjugated demon that arose at the time of the death of the 10th Shamarpa, Mipam Chodrub Gyatso (1742-1792).

Jeff Watt 11-2005

Reverse of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: No inscription front or back.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Subject: Monks as Deities & Retinue Figures (Battle Monks & Protectors)
Bon Religion: Protector Deities Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Bon Artworks
Bon Deity: Dragpa Sengge
Painting Style: Bon Art in Amdo