Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Tibetan Pandita Confusions

Pandita Confusions | Confused Visual Subjects

The following figures all have a similar appearance and can be easily confused one for the other. Their main characteristics are a pandita hat, monastic attire, teaching gesture, sword and book, or a vajra and bell, seated in vajra posture.
- Sakya Pandita
- Buton Rinchen Drub
- Tsongkapa
- Ngorchen
- Bodong Panchen Chogle Namgyal
- Jonang Chogle Namgyal
- Gongkar Dorjeden
- Others...

Jeff Watt 2-2017