Article thumbnail

By 

Abstract

Paldan Lhamo, Defender of the Law, is the only female member of the Dharmapala. She rides a white mule covered with the skin of her son, over a sea of blood strewn with corpses and black animals representing demons. She has two arms and three eyes and wears a skull-crown and jewelry. At the top is a monk of the Yellow-Cap sect. The background is adorned with symbolic flames

Topics: Artifact Function: Religion or Ritual; Artifact Material: Textile
Publisher: UM Museum of Anthropological Archaeology
OAI identifier: oai:quod.lib.umich.edu:IC-ANTHRO1IC-X-18944%5D18944
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/te... (external link)
  • http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/... (external link)
  • http://name.umdl.umich.edu/IC-... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.