Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Begtse Chen (Buddhist Protector)

བེག་ཚེ་ལྕམ་སྲིང། སྲུང་མ། 大红司命 (又名战神)护法
(item no. 805)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Size 86.36x61.60cm (34x24.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.2.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Begtse Chen, (English: the Great Coat of Mail. Sanskrit: Prana Atma), the main protector for the Hayagriva cycle of practice; surrounded by 29 butchers.

Tibetan: Beg tse chen

Jeff Watt 11-2000

Secondary Images
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Region: Mongolia, Paintings (Miscellaneous Collections)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Mongolia