Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Lakshmi (Indian Goddess)

ལཀྵ་མི། 吉祥天女(印度教神)
(item no. 65709)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # C2006.52.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Shri Lakshmi (Tibetan: Pal Lhamo).

This is a special form of Lakshmi that is generally only found in Mongolia and the Western regions of China. She is shown holding a wealth vase and a small child.

Jeff Watt 7-2006

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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Mongolia