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The Miniature Paintings of Mongolian Buddhism:
Tsaklis, Thangkas and Burhany Zurags
by Stevan Davies
Professor of Religious Studies, Misericordia University
Pehar Gyalpo (Sanscrit)
Pehar the King is associated particularly with the idea of “activity.” The artist has painted Pehar and his lion vehicle as squeezed into the small space of the burhany zurag which, paradoxically, serves to emphasize Pehar’s great mass and size.