Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Worldly Protector (Buddhist) - Dorje Ta'og

འཇིག་རྟེན་པའི་ལྷ། ནང་ལྷ། 世俗的神(佛教)
(item no. 94966)
Origin Location Tibet
Material Bronze
Collection American Museum of Natural History
Catalogue # 70.0/ 7472
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Dorje Ta'og, a special worldly protector of Sera Monastery. The protector was allegedly purchased or traded from Samye Monastery. The deal was coordinated by the managers of the two monasteries.

AMNH Description

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