Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Atisha

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 12874)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P3379

Interpretation / Description

Atisha, Dipamkara Shrijnana.

At the top center is Amitabha Buddha accompanied by Shakyamuni Buddha, Chaturbhuja Lokeshvara, Green Tara and Krodha Achala.

Directly below the central figure of Atisha is Kartaridhara 'Knife Holding' Mahakala.

Jeff Watt 8-2014

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