Himalayan Art Resources

Bon: Iconography Introduction

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Introduction to Bon Iconography:

1. Tonpa Shenrab (Images, Forms & Life Story):
- Tonpa Shenrab
- Nampar Gyalwa
- Tritsug Gyalwa
- Tonpa Shenrab Life Story Sets
- Four Transcendent Lords
- Dulwa Shendrug
- Choga Chunyi
2. Four Transcendent Lords
3. Teachers
4. Deities:
- Peaceful Deities
- Wrathful Deities
5. Protectors:
- Sipai Gyalmo
- Worldly & Regional

Subjects & Topics:
- Gender & Iconography
- Confused Visual Subjects (List)
- Aphorisms for Iconography
- Special & Iconic Symbols, Regional Icons
- Connoisseurship in Iconography
- Others...

Jeff Watt [updated 1-2017]