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Shakya Senge: Padmasambhava as a young monk

Accession Number
1973/1.808C

Title
Shakya Senge: Padmasambhava as a young monk

Artist(s)
Tibetan

Artist Nationality
Tibetan (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
20th century (?)

Medium & Support
woodcut print on paper

Dimensions
31 1/8 in. x 20 1/2 in. ( 79 cm x 52 cm )

Credit Line
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund

Subject matter
Tentatively identified as Shakya Senge, the great Tibetan Buddhist sage Padmasambhava as a young monk. If so, the young female at his knee may be identified as Yeshe Tsogyal, his consort. Other figures from the Nyingma pantheon are depicted as well.

Physical Description
A woodblock print on paper; the block was quite worn, resulting in broken or smudged lines.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
Himalayan
conch (shell)
goddesses
teachers

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Buddhism
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