Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist) - Tsiu Marpo

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 77261)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Warrior

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Tsiu Marpo, a special protector of Samye Monastery founded by Shanatrakshita in the 8th century. The modern practice of Tsiu Marpo was popularized by the Nyingma teacher Ngari Panchen (1487-1542).

Jeff Watt 12-2007

Wisdom Calendar 1995 - November (full catalog list)

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Subject: 'Tsen' Protectors