Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Chart - Yantra Diagram

རེའུ་མིག། བྲིས་ཐང་སྣ་ཚོགས། 表格(绘画种类)
(item no. 77957)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1960 -
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Wood
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Protection talisman primarily against gossip represented by the chattering monkey. Other misfortunes such as bad dreams, etc. are also mentioned. This type of talisman is printed on paper or cloth and then folded, wrapped with thread of five colours, and then worn around the neck or arm.

Jeff Watt 4-2007

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