Guru Rinpoche

The Lotus-born Buddha

This thangka of Padmasambhava, the Lotus-born Buddha, was painted by Ngakma Pema Zangmo.

Padmasambhava founded Buddhism in Tibet and the other Himalayan countries. Together with his consort, Yeshé Tsogyel he hid many teachings to be found by future generations of practitioners. These are known as gTérma.