|Collection||Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.|
Dorje Rabtenma, (English: Vajra Stable One), a form of Shri Devi originating in the Nyingmapa tradition, predominantly practiced in the Shalupa and Tsarpa sub-schools of Sakya.
Tibetan: Dor je rab ten ma
"Goddess Dorje Rabtenma, Great One, with a body maroon in colour, one face, two hands and three eyes; body covered by a human skin. Held in the right hand is a blazing sword, a mongoose grasped in the left, riding atop a three-legged mule." (Shalu Liturgical verse by Shakya Gelong Rinchen Namgyal).
Dorje Rabtenma was the special protector for Buton Rinchen Drup Tamche Khyenpa (1290-1364), founder of the Bulug-Shalu sub-school of Sakya.
Lineage: Acarya Padmasambhava (distant lineage), Loton Dorje Wangchug, Chetsun Sherab Jungne (recent lineage), Tamche Khyenpa Buton Choje, etc.
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