National Geographic : 1935 Oct
IN national tueograplic society Autochrome Lumiere by Bi. Anthony stewart CHE-TRA-PA-LA PROTECTS THE MONASTERY OF MERCIFUL HAIL One of the most powerful spirits, the deity pictured here riding a bear and trampling his enemy, manifests himself in the Sungma of Se-ra. In his raised hand he holds a chopper, while in the other is a bowl filled with the brains, eyes, and blood of his foes, which he devours. Autochrome Lumiere byCharles Martin THE SIX-ARMED LORD ISATERRIFYING DEITY This banner and that on the left were presented toThe National Geographic Society by Doctor Rock. The central figure isalikeness of Gombo Chartrupa. On his left isthe fearsome demoness, Balden Lhamo, of whom lamas declared aformer Queen ofEngland was the reincarnation.