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A Bon Tsakali
initiation card, Ink and pigment on light card
Tibet
Circa 17th Century
Dimensions: 4 1/2"x 5 1/2" (11.5 x 14cm)

The tsakali depicting in vivid colour a lion headed Dakini wearing a tiger skin dhoti, scarves and bone ornaments, gazing intently at the viewer. She carries a khatvanga, kepala and krrtikha as she dances on her lotus throne, surrounded by an orange aureole.

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