Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tonpa Shenrab (Founder of Bon)

སྟོན་པ་གཤེན་རབ། བོན་ལུགས་སྲོལ་གཏོད་པ། 敦巴辛绕传记(苯教开创人)
(item no. 91094)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Tonpa Shenrab: a single composition belonging to a much larger set of paintings depicting the life story of Tonpa Shenrab.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Erie Art Museum
Bon: Artworks (All)
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab Main Page
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab Religious Context
Bon: Tonpa Shenrab - Life Story (Miscellaneous Images)
Subject: Narrative Sets, Central Figure