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Help identifying thangka figure...

Post by Grigoris » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:16 pm

Can anybody tell me who the central figure is in the triptych?
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Re: Help identifying thangka figure...

Post by Mantrik » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:20 pm

Grigoris wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:16 pm
Can anybody tell me who the central figure is in the triptych?

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Probably Bernhard Schweizer.
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Re: Help identifying thangka figure...

Post by pemachophel » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:57 pm

Nam-say Drak-jed (rNam sras drag byed) surrounded [His retinue] of eight Nagas. Also called Nam-say drag-jed nag-po. Sanskrit: Raudra-kṛṣṇa-Vaiśravaṇa. One of five forms of of Vaishravana.
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Re: Help identifying thangka figure...

Post by Grigoris » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:09 pm

pemachophel wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:57 pm
Nam-say Drak-jed (rNam sras drag byed) surrounded [His retinue] of eight Nagas. Also called Nam-say drag-jed nag-po. Sanskrit: Raudra-kṛṣṇa-Vaiśravaṇa. One of five forms of of Vaishravana.
Thank you very much! :smile:
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