Garwa Nagpo

paint on paper (tsakali)
Tibet, 19th cent.
size: 12,5 x 10,5 cm.

Garwa Nagpo, the `Blacksmith Deity’, is recognizable by the goat he is riding on; in his hands a hammer and a banner.

Garwa Nagpo is an emanation of Damchan Dorje Legpa.
see: René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz, Oracles and Demons of Tibet, The Cult and Iconography of the Tibetan Protective Deities, Graz 1975 , p. 155-159.



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