offering assembly (kandzè)

paint on paper
Mongolia, late 19th cent.
11 x 11,5 cm.

In the center the Mount Meru, the axis mundi, with around all kind of tantric offerings, like animals, ritual instruments, banners, etc. In top a hanging human skin with intestines. At the right side a projection image of the famous Blacksmith deity (Garwa Nagpo), on a goat.

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