Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 162)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya
Size 72.39x60.96cm (28.50x24in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.21.8
Painting School Ngor
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1056

Interpretation / Description

Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen on the left and his nephew Chogyal Pagpa seated on the right surrounded by the lineage teachers of the Guhyasamaja Tantra; Akshobhyavajra, Manjuvajra and Avalokita.

Jeff Watt 4-2001

Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)

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