Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist) - Rahula

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 90126)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Rahula (Tibetan: kyab jug): green in colour with nine heads, two hands and the lower body that of a snake serpent. (From a set of paintings of Rahula and retinue figures).

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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