Item: Teacher (Lama) - Gampopa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 276)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Kagyu, Drukpa (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Size 81.28x57.15cm (32x22.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1997.18.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Gampopa Sonam Rinchen. (See short biography).

Numbered & Greyscale List of Names:
1. Gampopa Sonam Rinchen
2. Shonnu Sengge
3. Sengge Sherab
4. Sengge Gyalpo
5. Dorje Rinchen
6. Lodro Sengge
7. Khyentse Togden
8. Yeshe Rinchen Jampal Zangpo [Jamyang Yeshe Rinchen ?]
9. Sherab Jamyang [Sherab Zangpo ?]
10. Gyalwang Je
11. Jamyang Chodrag
12. Yontan Yeshe

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: Homage to Gampopa!

Wylie Transliteration of Inscription: sgam po pa la na mo.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: The Art of Tibetan Medicine

Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery II
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Teacher: Gampopa Sonam Rinchen

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