Need Help To Identify The Guardian Diety

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Arkadutta019
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Need Help To Identify The Guardian Diety

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Can Someone Help me to identify this Guardian Deity? I think its Vaishravana But some aspects does not match.
This is From Sikkim, Samdruptse Monastery
Danny
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Looks like setrap to me, worldly stuff.
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Danny wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:09 pm Looks like setrap to me, worldly stuff.
I'm going to have to disagree; this definitely isn't Setrap (not red and the items aren't a match, nor is the animal). My best guess is that this is Lord Vaishravana, Guardian King of the North, or a retinue of his (or the Yellow Dzambhala's).
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I believe that’s the deity Kangchenjunga, associated with the mountain of the same name. He resembles pictures I’ve seen, and that would match up location wise with Sikkim.
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Sometimes Machen Pomra is depicted like this.... sometimes he rides a horse.
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namoh wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:39 am I believe that’s the deity Kangchenjunga, associated with the mountain of the same name. He resembles pictures I’ve seen, and that would match up location wise with Sikkim.
Yes, While searching about the diety I stumbled upon his iconography (deity Kangchenjunga) too.... Matches almost perfectly
But found no other reference. Just One Book of 1895
Ans then searching Kangchenjunga Deity yielded no other results except about that mountain peaks.

I dont know if straight link is allowed on this forum but posting the link here

https://suvacobhikkhu.files.wordpress.c ... =640&h=871

https://suvacobhikkhu.wordpress.com/lam ... y-waddell/
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lelopa wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:58 am Sometimes Machen Pomra is depicted like this.... sometimes he rides a horse.
Amnye Machen.
Hmm yes... the description Matches Could be..

https://www.himalayanart.org/items/200030
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Tenma wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:07 am
Danny wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:09 pm Looks like setrap to me, worldly stuff.
I'm going to have to disagree;
Cool, now can move on with my life!
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Danny wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:16 pm
Tenma wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:07 am
Danny wrote: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:09 pm Looks like setrap to me, worldly stuff.
I'm going to have to disagree;
Cool, now can move on with my life!
Dude, chill. :coffee:
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Re: Need Help To Identify The Guardian Diety

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Könchok Thrinley wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:19 pm
Danny wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:16 pm
Tenma wrote: Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:07 am

I'm going to have to disagree;
Cool, now can move on with my life!
Dude, chill. :coffee:
“Worldly” means I’ll take that coffee now.
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