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Aside from these few portraits of Drigungpa Jigten Sumgon (1143-1217 [TBRC P16] there are also at least four paintings created around outlines of his feet. In each of the footprint paintings Drigungpa is depicted directly above the feet, in the center, in the first, second or third register.

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Jeff Watt [updated 2-2018, 9-2022]

(Also see A Thang ka Portrait of 'Bri gung rin chen dpal, 'Jig rten gsum mgon (1143-1217). Amy Heller, Affiliated with Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. JIATS, no. 1 (October 2005), THL #T1222, 10 pp. (c)2005 by Amy Heller, IATS, and THL).