Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Jatson Nyingpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 1035)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2001.10.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P882

Interpretation / Description

Jatson Nyingpo ('ja' tshon nying po, las 'phro gling pa, 1585-1656): a famous 'treasure revealer' of the Nyingma Terma Tradition. He studied both Nyingma and Sarma, and was a prolific writer with over 300 texts to his name.

Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 11-2001

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