Himalayan Art Resources

Teacher: Tsongkapa Iconography

Tsongkapa Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description (below)
- Explanation of Iconographic Form
- Five Forms
--- Mahasiddha
- Descending from Tushita
- Yogachara & Madyamaka Lineages
- Refuge Field
- Life Story Depictions & Variations
- 'Migtsema' Depictions
- Masterworks
- Confusions: Sakya Pandita, Buton, Ngorchen, Bodong Panchen
- Others...

Video: The Sword & Book

- Yellow Pandita Hat
- Monastic Attire
- Dharma Teaching Gesture
- Sword & Book on flower blossoms
- Seated in Vajra Posture

"From the heart of the Lord of the hundred gods of Tushita, on the peak of a cloud, bright white like a mound of fresh yogurt, Lord of Dharma, Omniscient Lobzang Dragpa, together with sons; please come here." (Gelugpa liturgical verse).

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Jeff Watt 4-2019 [updated 12-2019]

(The images below are only a selection of examples taken from the links above).