Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Atisha

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 15543)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Kadam
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P3379

Interpretation / Description

Atisha, Dipamkara Shrijnana.

At the top center is Shakyamuni Buddha. At the left side is the bodhisattva Maitreya, orange in colour. On the right side is the great Yogacharya scholar Asanga.

At the middle left is Dromtonpa Gyalwa'i Jungne wearing a white upper garment. On the right side is Putowa Rinchen Sal.

At the lower left is Chen-ngawa Tsultrim Bar. On the right side is Puchungwa Shonnu Gyaltsen.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Related Items
Publications
Publication: Nartang Gyatsa Contents List

Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Eight Chariots (Shechen 2)
Indian Scholar: Atisha Main Page
Tradition: Kadam Main Page
Collection of Shechen Archives: Gallery I
Subject: Indian Scholar (Buddhist)
Tradition: Kadampa Teachers (Paintings)