Very Special Statue of Dorje Yudronma, protector of Buddhism, Bhutan, 1800-1900, silver, turquoise, cold gold, pigments. The drum is made of gilt metal & glass. Lent by Norbugang Zimgong Lhakhang, Punakha, Bhutan.
Cast for Eternity: Bronze Masterworks from India and the Himalayas Rakta-Yamari Tibet 15th century Gilt copper, silver, iron, turquoise, lapis lazuli and painted details H. 23.8 W. 18.0 D. 12.6 Collection J. P. H. Y., Belgium
Clay Votive Plaque (Tsa Tsa) with a Stupa, 10th–11th century. Tibet. The stupa is symbolic of the enlightened mind of the Buddha and is similar to those of north India. The “ye dharma” inscription in the background states the essence of the Buddha’s teachings.
Yamantaka, Destroyer of the God of Death, early 18th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1969 (69.71) | Yamantaka is a violent aspect of the Bodhisattva Manjushri, who assumes this form to vanquish Yama, the god of death. #Halloween