Seemingly beautiful and pastoral, she approaches riding side-saddle on a mule, holding a parasol. But what is this? The mule is stepping through a sea of blood. It has a flayed human skin blanket and a collar with skulls.
PALDEN-LHAMO herself is wearing a tigerskin dhoti, a garland of human heads and the trappings of a serpent, including earrings. A crown with five skulls sits on her flaming head.
She is carrying some unfortunate person in her fanged mouth. Yes, she is delightful — and also one of the DHARMAPALAS.