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Entries for month: July 2014

Female Teachers Depicted in Art

July 31, 2014 ·

There are only a few prominent Female Teachers depicted in sculpture or in painting as the central subject. There are many more women depicted in lineage paintings and murals, specifically the Sakya Lamdre and Vajrayogini Lineages and also the more recent Nyingma Mindrolling Lineage.

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Lamdre Lineage (Sculpture Set) - Added

July 23, 2014 ·

A sculpture set depicting the teachers of the Lamdre Lineage is slowly being re-assembled. Other sculptures are known but not yet with images on the HAR website. The total number of figures in the set is not currently known.

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Kalzang Tubten Jigme - Added

July 23, 2014 ·

Gyalse Kalzang Tubten Jigme (1743-1811 [TBRC P178]) was a student of the 3rd Panchen Lama. He received novice monastic vows from the 7th Dalai Lama and final vows from Purbu Chog Ngagwang Champa and a was a strong exponent of the Krishnacharya Chakrasamvara system of Tantra.

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Seven Buddhas Painting Set - Added

July 20, 2014 ·

The story of the creation of the original Seven Buddhas painting set (of the Qianlong Period) and subsequent copies involves three main characters: the 3rd Panchen Lama, Lobzang Palden Yeshe (1738-1780), the Qianlong Emperor of China (1711-1799) and Changkya Rolpai Dorje (1717-1786).

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Black Ground Paintings (Qianlong Period) - Added

July 20, 2014 ·

The Black Ground Qianlong Period (1735-1796) style paintings were Chinese imperial commissions and generally inscribed and dated with verses in Tibetan, Mongolian, Manchu and Chinese language. They were often created as sets. The Qianlong paintings are related to the Tantric Black Ground paintings only in appearance, but NOT in origin or concept. The Qianlong paintings are unique to that time period and situation.

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Tangut (Xixia) Region - Added

July 19, 2014 ·

A gallery for the Tangut Region of China has been added and linked to the Regions, Countries & Places Main Page.

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Vajradhara Buddha Masterworks (Sculpture) - Added

July 19, 2014 ·

A gallery for Vajradhara Buddha (sculpture) has been added to the Masterworks Main Page.

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Vajradhara Buddha Masterworks (Painting) - Added

July 19, 2014 ·

A gallery for Vajradhara Buddha (painting) has been added to the Masterworks Main Page.

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Mahasiddha Damarupa - Updated

July 11, 2014 ·

The Mahasiddha Damarupa Page has been updated with additional images and links.

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Miscellaneous Tibetan Teachers - Added

July 10, 2014 ·

The collection titled Private IV has an interesting selection of Tibetan Teachers. A number of the paintings are quite unique for the subject being portrayed or the composition style.

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