Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - 8 Forms: Loden Chogse

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 697)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 64.14x48.26cm (25.25x19in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1998.14.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Loden Chogse, Padmasambhava, from the set of eight main manifestations. Seated in front of a palace, in the appearance of a prince, richly attired, he holds aloft in the right hand a damaru drum. The left hand is thrust forward grasping a white skullcup.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 7
Padmasambhava: Loden Chogse
Padmasambhava: Eight Forms Main Page
Subject: Initiation Rituals