Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Refuge Field (Buddhist) - Gelug Lineage

སྐྱབས་འགྲོའི་ཞིང་ངམ་ཚོགས་ཞིང་། 皈依境(佛教)
(item no. 837)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 63.50x41.28cm (25x16.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.10.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha Field of Accumulation (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye tsog shing. English: the Sage of the Shakya Clan, the Enlightened One): surrounded by lineage teachers, meditational deities and protectors.

Tibetan: Tsog shing Sanskrit: Buddha Shakyamuni Tibetan: Sang gye sha kya tu pa

For a detailed explanation of this painting see HAR #53405.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: No Inscriptions

Reverse of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: No Inscriptions

Special Features: (Printed script (Uchen), includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)

Secondary Images
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