Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Lishu Tagring

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 73153)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Paper
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Lishu Tagring: a teacher of the 8th century appearing as a wrathful deity.

Blue in colour with one face and two hands he holds a swastika upraised in the right and a skullcup and trident in the left, embraced by a red consort and surrounded by red flames.

Jeff Watt 11-2002

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

Front of Painting
Wylie Transliteration of Inscription: hu. li shu yab yum.

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Painting Type: Miniature Paintings in Himalayan Art
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