Uwe Niebuhr 2015|WHAV:ic7350
Uwe Niebuhr 2015|WHAV:ic7351
Name (tib.): ས་བདག་
Name (translit.): sa bdag
Category: torma (gtor ma) :: protectors of the doctrine (bka' skyongs [བཀའ་སྐྱོངས་]) :: deities for phurpa ritual (sa chog [ས་ཆོག་])
Desctiption (body): (no seat); center body: square-based ogive cylinder (gru bzhi [གྲུ་བཞི་]) with turban (thod bcing [ཐོད་བཅིང་]); 1st retinue: in front: circular-based ogive cylinder (zlum po [ཟླུམ་པོ་]) with turban (thod bcing [ཐོད་བཅིང་]), left: triangle-based ogive cylinder (zur gsum [ཟུར་གསུམ་]) with turban (thod bcing [ཐོད་བཅིང་]), behind: half-circular-based ogive cylinder (zla gam [ཟླ་གམ་]) with turban (thod bcing [ཐོད་བཅིང་]), right: square-based ogive cylinder (gru bzhi [གྲུ་བཞི་]) with turban (thod bcing [ཐོད་བཅིང་]); in front to left and right: pot for food (zan phor [ཟན་ཕོར་]); behind to left and right: replacement (gtor 'dab* []). [UN]
Desctiption (butter):  
Dimensions (h x d): 20.2 cm x 9.0 cm
Material: flour, butter
Workshop: Triten Norbutse Monastery
Artist (body): Lama Yeshe Rabsal (Khyung) (ye shes rab gsal khyung)
Artist (butter):  
Manuscript reference: page 150, row 2; http://whav.aussereurop.univie.ac.at/ic/6369/
Text passage (tib.): ས་བདག་ལ་གྲུ་བཞི་ཐོད་བཅིང་ལ་འཁོར་ཞི་རྒྱས་དབང་དྲགིས་(དྲག་གིས་)བསྐོར་ /
Text passage (translit.): sa bdag la gru bzhi thod bcing la 'khor zhi rgyas dbang dragis (drag gis) bskor /
Text passage (eng.): The lords of the earth (sa bdag): square, with a turban, surrounded by an entourage of images representing the peaceful, prospering, overpowering and destructive actions. [CR]
Iconographical Reference:  
Date (body): 16/01/2015
Date (butter): 16/01/2015
Date (destruction): 19/01/2015

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