Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Gampopa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 102217)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1844

Interpretation / Description

Gampopa Sonam Rinchen, 1079-1153 (sgam po pa bsod nam rin chen).

At the lower left is Vajravarahi, red in colour, with one face and two hands. On the right side is Shri Devi riding a mule embracing Bernagchen Mahakala.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Shechen Archives: Gallery II
Teacher: Gampopa Sonam Rinchen Page
Teacher: Gampopa (Masterworks)
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Set #31)