Code: ABS 052
Date: 1700 - 1800
Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 9.9 x 14 x 7.8
Materials: Painted wood
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.