|Date Range||1800 - 1899|
|Lineages||Nyingma and Buddhist|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
|Collection||Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art|
Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pe ma jung ne) The founder of Buddhism in Tibet (8th century) with Amitabha and Avalokiteshvara directly above. (See the Padmasambhava Main Page, Outline Page and Eight Forms Outline Page).
The eight Vidyadharas are seated at the upper sides. At the middle sides and below are the eight manifestations of Guru Rinpoche, the two consorts, Yeshe Tsogyal and Mardarava, along with Guru Dragpo considered an inner form of Padmasambhava and Simhamukha - a secret form of Padmasambhava.
Jeff Watt 5-2000