Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - Guru Dragpur (meditational form)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 90755)
Origin Location Bhutan
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma and Drukpa (Kagyu)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibet House, New York
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Guru Drag-pur (English: Wrathful Teacher of the Peg): fierce form of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava discovered as a Revealed Treasure Teaching (Tibetan: ter ma) by Drugchen Padma Karpo (1527-1592).

Jeff Watt 2-2000

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