Tibetan Buddhism Iconographic – Part i


Tibetan Religious imagery can be overwhelmed during your Tibet trip. The scale is breathtaking. However, it helps you to understand and surely enjoying if you could recognize some of those when you travel through Tibetan plateau. In this Tibetan Buddhism Iconographic Guide you will find the names of the deities most frequently depicted in the monasteries, Chorten and Temples across Tibetan plateau

Among of which, the image representing the spiritual teachers of the past are Buddha Sakyamuni, Padmasambhava and Tsongkhapa…and more; those representing the meditational deities are Vajrakumara, Cakrasamvara , Kalacakra; those representing dakinis of sudden-enlighten activity is Vajravarahi; and the protector deities are Mahakala, Shridevi, and more….

Kunzang Yabyum

Samantabhadri

Samantabhadra
Dorje Chang

Vajradhara

vajradhara

Buddhas of the Five Family


Rinchen Junge

Ratnasambhava

Ratnasambhava

Opame

Amitabha

Amitabha

Donyo Drupa

Amoghasiddhi

Amoghasiddhi

Nampar Nangze

Vairocana

vairocana



Dorje Sempa

Vajrasattva

akshobhya-Vajrasattva

Buddhas of the Three Times



Marmedze

Dipamkara

dipamkara

Sakya Tupa

Sakyamuni

sakyamuni buddha

Jampa

Maitreya

Maitreya

First of the Seven Generations of Past Buddhas



Namzik

Vipashyin

Vipashyin buddha icon

Formost of the Eight Medicine Buddhas



Sangye Menla

Bhaisajyaguru

Bhaisajyaguru buddha icon

Shari Bu

Shariputra

Shariputra

Maudgal Bu

Maudgalyayana

Maudgalyayana

Sixteen Elders



Yanlak Jung

Angaja

angaja

Bakula

Bakula

Bakula

Mapampa

Ajita

Ajita

Drachendzin

Rahula

Rahula

Naknane

Vanavasin

vanavasin

Lamtrenten

Cudapanthaka

Cudapanthaka

Duden

Kalika

Kalika

Bharadvadza

Bharadvaja

Bharadvaja

Dorje Moyibu

Vajriputra

Vajriputra

Lamten

Panthaka

Arhats Panthaka

Zangpo

Bhadra

Bhadra Zangpo

Luyide

Nagasena

Nagasena Luyide

Serbu

Kanakavatsa

Kanakavatsa Serbu

Beche

Gopaka

Gopaka Beche

Serchen

K Bharadvaja

K Bharadvaja Serchen

Michedpa

Abheda

Abheda Michedpa

Eight Bodhisattvas



Jampa

Manjushri

Manjushri Jampa

Chakna Dorje

Vajrapsni

Vajrapsni Chakna Dorje

Chenrezig

Avalokiteshvara

avalokiteshvara

Sayi Nyingpo

Ksitigarbha

Ksitigarbha

Dripa Namsel

N Vishkambha

Nivarana Vishkambha Dripa Namsel

Namky Nyingpo

Akasagarbha

Akasagarbha Namky Nyingpov

Jampa

Maitreya

Maitreya Jampa

Kuntu Zangpo

Samantabhadra

Samantabhadra

Lords of the Three Enlightened Families


Chenrezik Chakzhipa (Four Armed)

Avalokiteshvara

four-Armed-AVALOKITESHVARA

Jampe Yang

MANJUGHOSHA

MANJUGHOSA

Chakna Dorje

Vajrapani

Vajrapani Chakna Dorje

Aspects of Avalokiteshvara


Dza Chuchipa

Mahakarunika

11 faces thousand armed Mahakarunika

Senge Ngaro

Simhanada

Simhanada Senge Ngaro

Padmapani

Kharsa Pani

Kharsa Pani Padmapani

Three Deities of Longevity



Tse Pame

Amitayus

Amitayus Tse Pame

Dolkar

White Tara

White Tara Dolkar

Namgyalma

Vijaya

Vijaya Namgyelma

Meditational Deities



Yum Chenmo

Prajna Paramita

Yum Chenmo PRAJNA PARAMITA

Droljang

Green Tara

Droljang GREEN TARA

Kunrik Nampa Nangge

Sarvavid Vairocana

Kunrik Nampa Nangge SARVAVID VAIROCANA

Sangwa Dupa

Guhyasamaja

Sangwa Dupa Guhyasamaja

Dorje Dzonu

Vajrakumara

Dorje Dzonu Vajrakumara

Dungkor

Kalacakra

Dungkor Kalacakra

Khorlo Dompa

Cakrasamvara

Khorlo Dompa Cakrasamvara

Dorje Pamo

Vajra Varahi

Dorje Pamo Vajra varahi

Kye Dorje

Hevajra

Kye Dorje Hevajra

Protector Deities



Gonpo Chak Zhipa

4 Armed Mahakala

4-Armed-Mahakala

Gonpo Maning

Mahapandaka

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Gonpo Gur

Panjaranatha

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Palden Lhamo

Shrivi

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Za

Rahula

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Yudoma

Dorje Yudronma

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Five Aspects of Pehar


Pehar Gyalpo

King of Activities

Pehar-Gyalpo

Gya Jin

King-of-Mind

King-of-Mind

Shing Cha Chen

King-of-Qualities

King-of-Qualities

Monbu Putra

King-of-body

King-of-body



Dra Lha Kye Chigbu

King-of-Speech

King-of-Speech

Protector




Damchen Chogyel

Dharmaraja

Dharmaraja