Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - 8 Forms: Loden Chogse

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 904)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 57.15x38.10cm (22.50x15in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.28.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Loden Chogse, Padmasambhava, from the set of eight main manifestations. In the appearance of a prince, richly attired, he holds aloft in the right hand a damaru drum. The left hand is thrust forward grasping a skullcup.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 5