Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Geography (Sacred Mountains, Pilgrimage Sites)

Pilgrimage Sites (Mountain) | Purelands & Sacred Geography

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Sacred Geography Description
- Cityscapes, Monasteries & Pilgrimage Sites
- Mountain Gods & Local Deities
- Amnye Machen Mountain, Amdo
- Bonri Mountain, U-Tsang
- Chingkarwa Mountain, Reting, U-Tsang
- Jiuhua Shan Mountain (Kshitagarbha), Anhui Province, China
- Kailash Mountain, Ngari
- Olmo Lungring, Tazig
- Omei Shan Mountain (Samantabhadra), Sìchuan Province, China
- Potalaka, Puto Shan Mountain (Lokeshvara), Zhèjiang Province, China
- Shangpa Karpo, U-Tsang,
- Tsari Mountain, Tibet
- Wutaishan Mountain (Manjushri), Shanxi Province, China
- Wutaishan Mountain (Manjushri, Tangut Period), Gansu Province, China
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

In painting some sacred mountains are depicted as stupas while at the same time they can be described in literature as mandalas of deities such as Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini.

Jeff Watt 6-2015