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- Zanabazar (Yeshe Dorje)
--- Holding a Vajra & Bell
--- Cutting Meat
--- Various Appearances
--- Incarnation Lineage in a Single Composition
--- Incarnation Lineage (Misc.)
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Yeshe Dorje, Zanabazar (rje btsun dam pa hu thug tu, Jebtsundamba Khutughtu, 1635–1723 [TBRC P5779])

Yeshe Dorje Incarnations:
- (2) Lobzang Tenpai Dronme, blo bzang bstan pa'i sgron me (1724-1757) [Treasury of Lives]
- (3) Yeshe Tenpai Nyima, ye shes bstan pa'i nyi ma (1758-1773)
- (4) Lobzang Tubten Wangchug, blo bzang thub bstan dbang phyug 'jigs med rgya mtsho (1775-1813)
- (5) Lobzang Tsultrim Jigme Tenpai Gyaltsen, blo bzang tshul khrims 'jigs med bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan (1815-1841)
- (6) Lobzang Tenpai Gyaltsen, blo bzang bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan (1842/43-1848)
- (7) Ngagwang Chokyi Wangchug, ngag dbang chos kyi dbang phyug 'phrin las rgya mtsho (1849/50-1868)
- (8) Ngagwang Lobzang Chokyi Nyima, ngag dbang blo bzang chos kyi nyi ma bstan 'dzin dbang phyug (1870/71-1923/24): #50793, #50794

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Jeff Watt 7-2002 [updated 12-2015]


Uranchimeg Tsultem: “Zanabazar (1635-1723): Vajrayāna Art and the State in Medieval Mongolia” in Vesna Wallace ed., Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 116-136.

...“Zanabazar’s Art and the Mongol Statehood” in Mongolian. Acta Mongolica (Institute for Mongolian Studies, National University of Mongolia), 13 /385, 2013: pp. 53-67.

..."Zanabazar’s Art: The Building of Buddhist State in late Medieval Mongolia" in Meditation. The Art of Zanabazar and His School (Warsaw: State Ethnographic Museum, Poland, 2010), pp. 17-59.

The Sacred and the Profane - On the Representation of the first and second rJe btsun dam pa Khutukhtus in Mongolian Buddhist Art by Elisabeth Haderer, Center for Buddhist Studies/University of Hamburg.

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