Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Book Cover

གླེགས་ཤིང་། 書皮
(item no. 66724)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Bon
Material Wood
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Bon Bookcover. At the center is Tonpa Shenrab seated within a fierce 'gyabyol' (Sanskrit: torana) exclusively described in the early biographies of the Bon founder.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

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