Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Bon) - Dragpa Sengge

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། བོན་ལྷ། 世俗的神(苯教)
(item no. 73141)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Dragpa Sengge: the daemon incarnation of the 10th Shamar Rinpoche, Chodrag Gyatso, subjugated by the abbot of Menri Monastery, Sherab Gong Gyal (b.1784), and given the name of the first Shamar Lama.

Jeff Watt 11-2002

The Bon Religion of Tibet: (list of image plates)

Front of Painting
Wylie Transliteration of Inscription: grags seng.

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Bon Religion: Protector Deities Main Page
Subject: Monks as Deities & Retinue Figures (Battle Monks & Protectors)
Bon Deity: Dragpa Sengge