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The Three Divinities of Longevity

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  • Tsakli (ritual card)
  • 19th century
  • Pigment on cotton
  • Height: not filled / Width: not filled / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Hans Leder, Inv. Nr.: 3670
  • Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig
  • © Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig/ ÖAW
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This print in red shows the Three Divinities of Longevity, namely Amitayus (centre), White Tara (left) and Ushnishavijaya (right), each of them with their respective mantra, namely “Om tare tuttare svaha” (White Tara), “Om amarani jivantiye svaha” (Amitayus) and “Om bhrum svaha / om amrita ayur dade svaha” (Ushnishavijaya).
© Olaf Czaja
The Three Divinities of Longevity
/ Mongolia / 19th century / Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig / © Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig/ ÖAW

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