|Date Range||1800 - 1899|
|Lineages||Nyingma and Buddhist|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
Dechen Gyalmo, Vajrayogini.
Dechen Gyalmo is the large central female figure, red in colour, holding a double-sided drum, skullcup and a katvanga staff. She is accompanied by four identical attendants with the colours of red, green, white and blue. At the middle left side is Vajrayogini in her Varahi form with a sow's head protruding from the crown of her head. At the right side is a white lion-faced Simhamukha figure, maroon in colour. Directly below Dechen Gyalmo is Vaishravana Riding a Lion.
At the top center is Samantabhadra Buddha, blue in colour. Directly below is a female figure holding an arrow. To the viewer's left is White Amitayus and an unidentified lay figure wearing what appears to be a religious hat of the Nyingma Payul tradition. On the top[ right side of the composition is red Hayagriva holding a sword and an unidentified religious figure, possibly a monastic.
Descending on the left side half way down the composition is a form of Shri Devi, blue, and riding a mule. Below that is Lhachen, red in colour, with two attendants. Below that are two dancing figures with attributes borrowed from the Bon religion.
Descending on the right side is a seated female figure holding an arrow and a jewelled vase. Below that is Yellow Jambhala and a red Lhachen with a single attendant. Below that are two female dancing figures.
Jeff Watt 3-2020