Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Direction Guardian (Buddist Deity) - Dhritarashtra (East)

རྒྱལ་ཆེན་རིགས་བཞི། 四大天王
(item no. 71207)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tsering Art School
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Dhritarashtra (Tibetan: yul khor srung), Guardian of the Eastern Direction and King of the Gandharva - celestial musicians.

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Publications
Publication: Tsering Art School Calendar

Thematic Sets
Buddhist Protector: Four Guardian Kings Main Page
Buddhist Worldly Protector: Dhritarashtra, Guardian of the East