Himalayan Art Resources

Padmasambhava: Father & Mother (All Standard Forms)

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Padmasambhava & Consort:
- Copper-coloured Mountain
- Longchen Nyingtig Refuge Field
- Padmasambhava & the Eight Vidyadhara
- Ratna Lingpa Nang Drub
- Shig Cho Nyi Kyi Tor Tsak
- Tagsham Guru Dragpo
- Others...

It is rare to find an image of Padmasambhava, in his standard appearance wearing the garb of the Three Yanas, while embracing a fully clothed consort. There are however exceptions, such as the Longchen Nyingtig Refuge Field where Padmasambhava is typically depicted embracing a consort.

Jeff Watt [updated 8-2016]