Himalayan Art Resources

Item: King - of Shambhala

རྒྱལ་པོ། 国王
(item no. 77049)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Karma (Kagyu)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Publication: Wisdom Publications, Calender
Painting School Karma Gardri
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shambhala King: white in colour holding a branch upraised in the right hand and another branch adorned with a wheel and jewels in the left hand. This figure is iconographically identical to HAR #693 except for the colour. A consort, yellow, in colour sits to the right of the King.

Jeff Watt 6-2009

Wisdom Calendar 1989 - September (full catalog list)

Related Items
Publication: Wisdom Publications: Calendar Collection

Thematic Sets
Kings: Shambhala Kings Main Page
Kings: Shambhala (Palpung Misc.)
Kings: Main Page & King Appearance
Painting Style: Kham Region (Kham-ri)