Dromtönpa Gyelwe Jungne (disciple of Atisha)
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Orientation 3
Display 6

ABS 052

 Code: ABS 052

  Country: Mongolia

  Style:

  Date: 1700 - 1800

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 9.9 x 14 x 7.8

  Materials: Painted wood

Dromtönpa Gyelwe Jungne (disciple of Atisha) founder of the Reting Monastery

Solid carved from one piece and covered with painted decoration. 


 
The monk is seated in the diamond attitude (vajraparyankasana) on a rectangular pedestal covered with the skin of an animal. He is clad with several layers of garments covering both shoulders. The right hands is uplifted in the gesture of argumentation (vitarka-mudra), and the left hand holds a manuscript (pustaka).

Boussemart, Marie-Stella , 1999. Dromteunpa, l’humble yogi: ou le renouveau du bouddhisme au Tibet du XIe siècle. . Marzens: Éd. Vajra Yogini.