Heruka Ngondzog Gyalpo

Ngondzog Gyalpo is one of the Tonpa (Buddha), who lived on this planet for more than five thousand years ago. He is one of the twelve Tonpa, to transmit the teachings of Dzogchen on the Earth from the primordial time.

This thangka of Ngondzog Gyalpo shows Anuyoga aspect of Tantra, as it was practiced and achieved enlightenment by Pam Mipham Gompo, outstanding VIII century yogi of Tibet. Here he is shown in a cave, in glowing radiance of light.

Top image right is Vairochana, translator and disciple of Guru Padmasambhava, who gave instructions of the Longde practice to Pam Mipham Gompo.

At the bottom there are two tigles showing seed syllable of this practice and the beginning of the terma «Vajra Bridge» opened by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and connected with these teachings.

The thangka was painted according to the oral transmission and great help of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu.

Heruka Ngondzog Gyalpo yab-yum

2014-2015, 83 x 56 cm

canvas, mineral pigments, gold, brocade, silk


Property of Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Museum MACO, Archidosso, Italy