Shri Devi Magzor Gyalmo. At the top center is Amitabha Buddha. On the left side is Padmasambhava and Tsongkhapa on the right side. At the bottom left is Dorje Ta'og and on the right is Dorje Legpa. Painting (thangka) of Lha-mo, in colors on cotton. Known as Lha-mo in Tibetan, the Terrible Goddess, riding her mule over a sea of blood. Lha-mo is the chief guardian goddess of Tibet, and the special protector of the Dalai Lama. At the bottom: Two of the Five Kings, the offering of the Five Senses and "pearls".
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 52
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