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Yamantaka in the Tantric monastery

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Resource #: 14236 (URL for reference)

Collections: Drepung Monastery, Drepung Monastery (2004)

Keywords: altar, butter lamp, rear chapel, statue


This is the main statue of the Tantric Monastery, one of the most important at Drebung. It is said to contain most of the body of the Translator Rwa, but there are rumours that the statue has suffered through the ages. Yamantaka is the main yidam of the

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Resource type: Image

Photographer: Natasha Judson

Photograph Date: 19/Aug/2004

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