Tibetan paintings: Dharma-protecting deities from Tibetan buddhism
This thangka depicts Atisa in the center wearing a "pandit hat" and surrounded by scenes showing episodes from his life, each of which has a caption written in gold letters. According th the captions, these scenes show how, after he had been invited by King Byang-chub-'od of Western Tibet, Atisa met 'Brom-ston, was invited to visit Central Tibet, and then travelled throughout Central Tibet.
Dalai Lama Ⅲ
This thangka depicts a lama wearing a yellow "pandit hat" in the center. The yellow hat indicates that the lama belongs to the dGe-lugs-pa school, while the reference to "The omniscient incarnation bSod-nams-rgya-mtsho" in the inscription on his seat tells us that he is the renowned Third Dalai Lama, bSod-nams-rgya-mtsho.
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Hwajeong Museum, Republic of Korea