Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Five Foremost Deities - Mo Lha

ཡི་དམ་གཙོ་བོ་རྣམ་ལྔ། 五个最重要的神祇
(item no. 74078)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibetan Painted Scrolls
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Mo Lha. (See HAR #19057).

At the top center is Padmasambhava. At the top right is Sakya Trizin Wangdu Nyingpo and an unidentified teacher sits at the top left. At the bottom are the two principal forms of Shri Devi, Palden Lhamo with four hands and Magzor Gyalmo with two hands. At the bottom left corner is Dorje Shugden Tanag riding a black horse.

Jeff Watt 2-2004

Related Items
Publication: Tibetan Painted Scrolls

Thematic Sets
Tibetan Deity: Five Personal/Foremost Gods Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Dorje Shugden Tanag (Minor Figure)