.
The God of war, 
Begtse,
a wrathful 
emanation of the
fire element,
who was integrated
from Mongolian
Tantrism into
the pantheon of
Vajrayana
Buddhism. In his
right hand he holds
the Trishula 
(trident),
symbolizing his
great magical
power
conquering Maya,
the world of
illusion.

Tibetan thangka
painted by
Tibetan artist
Dorje Taktzak
*
Taeger Collection
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