Dharmapala Thangka CentreSchool of Thangka Painting

11.31 Guru Dragpo

Manifestation of Padmasambhava

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This Thangka belongs to the Nyingma school, it shows a manifestation of »Dorje Dragpo« [Tib.: གུ་རུ་དྲག་པོ་], a wrathful meditation form of Padmasambhava. He is a protector of the Dharma and a destroyer of obstacles on the path to enlightenment.

He appears as orange brown in color. His right hand holds a Vajra / Dorje and his left hand a black scorpion [Symbol of Padmasambhava].

The skin of a tiger is drawn around his waist while the flayed skin of an elephant is draped over his shoulders. He wears a crown adorned with skulls and a garland of severed heads. In this wrathful meditational form, Guru Dragpo was an important protector deity of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism.

A small red Buddha Amitabha is depicted at the upper edge of the Thangka.

Our Dorje Drolo / Guru Dragpo Thangkas

Measurements: 11.8 x 17.7" | 30 x 45 cm
Price: on request
Shipment: Parcel Service from Germany or Nepal
Color: Black Background and color painting
Material: Natural Stone Colors