Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Sangye Nyenpa (Incarnations)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 13823)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Kagyu, Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Sanggye Nyenpa Tashi Paljor (སངས་རྒྱས་མཉན་པ ༠༡ བཀྲ་ཤིས་དཔལ་འབྱོར། 1457-1519?). (Biography).

The First incarnation in the line of the Sangye Nyenpa was Tashi Peljor with very confused dates for both birth and death (1445/1457-1510/1525 [BDRC P1012]). He was famous as a teacher of the 8th Gyalwa Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (1507-1554 [47 yrs]) .

Jeff Watt 3-2023

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