|Date Range||1800 - 1899|
|Lineages||Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
|Catalogue #||Collection of Samuel Bercholz|
Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pema jung ne. English: Lotus Born) and the Eight Great Siddhas according to the system of Situ Panchen Chokyi Jungne.
At the top center is the blue Vajradhara Buddha with Tilopa seated on the left and Naropa on the right. On the left side, flying in the air embracing his consort is Ghantapa. Below that, seated on a grassy slope, attired in the robes of the Buddhist Sangha is Nagarjuna. Below that, in a rocky cave is Lawapa seated in a yogic posture.
At the middle right side is Dombi Heruka riding a tiger while embracing his consort. Below that is Padmavajra in a seated posture lifting a skull bowl up to his mouth. At the bottom right is Kukkuripa sitting in a relaxed posture with a black dog at his side.
Below the throne on the left side is King Indrabhuti seated on a raised platform throne and wearing regal clothing and boots. Seated on the right is the archer Saraha holding a long arrow with both hands, seated on a deer skin, accompanied by two female attendant figure.
6. Dombi Heruka
Jeff Watt 6-2006
Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)