Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Worldly Protector: Lha Chenpo Art History

Lha Chenpo Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Art History
- Lha Chenpo Masterworks
- Painting
- Sculpture
- Mandala
- Regions
- Middle Period: 15th to 17th century
- Late Period: 18th to present
- Confusions
- Others...

Forms of Shiva in Buddhist Tantra:
- Located under the feet of many Buddhist deities
- Located in the outer entourage of many deity mandalas
- As an emanation of Shrishtikantha Lokeshvara
- Depicted as the progenitor of the Svarodaya
- Others...

Maha Deva (Tibetan: lha chen po, English: Great God): also known as Shiva - emanation of Avalokiteshvara.

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Jeff Watt 5-2004 [updated 5-2017, 10-2019, 2-2020]