Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Jamyang Kyentse Wangpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 102214)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P258

Interpretation / Description

Jamyang Kyentse Wangpo. This composition is based on a Guruyoga practice depicting Kyentse Wangpo as a mahasiddha riding a turtle. Other famous teachers of the 19th century such as Jamgon Kongtrul, Zhalu Tankyong and Chogyur Lingpa are positioned surrounding the central figure.

Jeff Watt 6-2006

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