Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Offering Paintings (Kangdze, Multiple Deities)

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Wrathful Offerings (Tibetan: kang dze) for the important protectors of the Gelugpa School. An array of various fearsome symbols representing objects that are suitable for offering up to the wrathful deities and protectors.

Tibetan: Kang dze

These types of paintings would commonly hang in the smaller Protector temples (Tibetan: gon kang) of monasteries and represent an offering of all the symbols of those specific deities.

Jeff Watt [updated 8-2016]