|1800 - 1899
|Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
|Rubin Museum of Art
Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pe ma jung ne. English: the Lotus Born), from the Ngar Pan Yontan Terdzo.
Padmasambhava is one of the three people traditionally credited with the founding of Tibetan Buddhism in the 8th century. In a manner of bestowing long-life he holds upraised in the right hand is a katvanga staff and in the left a long-life vase to the heart.
Jeff Watt 2000