Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Padmasambhava - (Main Form)

པད་མ་འབྱུང་གནས། 莲花生大士
(item no. 91067)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma
Size 53.34x33.02cm (21x13in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P4956

Interpretation / Description

Padmasambhava (Tibetan: pe ma jung ne. English: the Lotus Born One). An Indian adept, the principal founder of Buddhism in Tibet with the two consorts standing at the right and left, Amitabha, Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani above, Green and White Tara below. The eight main forms of Padmasambhava surround all of those.

Pemasambhava Pema Jungne Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 10-2000

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