Item: Teacher (Lama) - Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 945)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya and Ngor (Sakya)
Size 87.63x55.88cm (34.50x22in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.5.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (1382-1456): the founder of the Ngor Branch of the Sakya School, surrounded by lineage teachers, along with two principal students.

Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 9-2003

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