Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - (Main Form)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 74314)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma
Size 38cm (14.96in) high
Collection The British Museum
Catalogue # 1942.4-16.1, Gift of C.A.W. Oldham, executor of Lady Holmwood
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P4956

Interpretation / Description

W. Zwalf (ed.), Buddhism: art and faith (London, The British Museum Press, 1985), p. 135, no. 188

R. Fisher, Art of Tibet (Thames and Hudson, 1997)

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