Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Jamgon Kongtrul

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 102236)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Kagyu, 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:P264

Interpretation / Description

Palden Khyentse Ozer, 2nd Jamgon Kongtrul (1904-1953 [p937]).

At the top center is the 15th Gyalwa Karmapa, Kakyab Dorje (1870/71-1921/22). At the left side sits Shakyamuni Buddha. On the right side is Padmasambhava.

At the middle left is the meditational deity Vajrakilaya. On the right side is White Tara.

At the bottom left is Chaturbhuja Mahakala. On the right side is Shri Devi Dudsolma according to the special tradition of mahasiddha Naropa.

The painting is by the artist Tangla Tsewang (1902-1989 [p1pd8264]) of Palpung Monastery.

Jeff Watt 8-2014

Secondary Images
Related Items
Iconography: Text Collections (Sanskrit/Tibetan/English)

Thematic Sets
Collection of Shechen Archives: Gallery II
Subject: Hats (Kagyu)
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Teacher: Jamgon Kongtrul Main Page