Image 16: Enemy Cannon

Shambhala and the Prague Thangka: The Myth’s Visual Representation

Image 16: Enemy Cannon

There are two cannons in the thangka. The large Shambhala cannon is situated in the lower part of the painting, and artillerists have fired from it into the enemy stronghold. The cannon that belongs to the enemies, not pictured here, is smaller and is not being fired.