Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vaishravana (Buddhist Protector) - Riding a Lion

རྣམ་ཐོས་སྲས། བྱང་ཕྱོགས་སྐྱོང་། 北方多闻天王
(item no. 90138)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vaishravana (Tibetan: nam to se. English: the Son of Namto); the Guardian King of the North.

Tibetan: Nam to se

Jeff Watt 3-2001

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