Himalayan Art Resources

Indian Adept: Damarupa & Avadhutipa (Paired Figures)

Damarupa Page

The examples below all belong to Lamdre lineage painting sets.

Damarupa and Avadhutipa, Mahasiddhas. On the left is the siddha Damarupa holding upraised in his right hand a damaru drum and a skullcup in the left. On the viewer's right is Avadhutipa holding a skullcup to the heart with the left hand and pointing downwards with the right hand. The compositions belongs to various sets of Lamdre Lineage paintings.

"Seeing the excellent meaning of reality,
By releasing from worldly practice
And remaining in the conduct of accomplishment;
To Damarupa I bow." (Chogyal Pagpa).

Jeff Watt 9-2022