Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Jambhala (Buddhist Deity) - Yellow

ཛམ་བྷཱ་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 财神(佛教本尊)
(item no. 90718)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Uncertain
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibet House, New York
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Jambhala, Yellow (Tibetan: dzam bha la ser po): the principal form of the deity, holding a bijapuraka fruit in the right hand and a mongoose in the left, seated on a white conch shell.

Jeff Watt 2-2000

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