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The Sculpture of Chöying Dorjé, Tenth Karmapa

Fig. 8.1: Male figure seated on a cow/ Avalokiteśvara
Chöying Dorjé (1604-1674)
Tibet; 17th century
Copper with traces of gilding and pigments
Height: 16 in. (40.5 cm)
Jokhang/Tsug Lag khang, Inv. no. 893

Inscription: rje btsun chos dbyings rdo rje'i phyag bzo byin rlabs can. "A spiritually charged [statue] made by the venerable Choying Dorje."

Photograph by Ulrich von Schroeder, 1995
Literature: U. von Schroeder 2001, pp. 750-753, pl. 174A-E; U. von Schroeder 2001, p. 814; and U. von Schroeder 2008, pp. 108-109, pl. 30; and U. von Schroeder 2008, DVD, 108:30