Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (unidentified, male, monastic)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 16898)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Kagyu and Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Teacher unidentified. Possibly this is Yudragpa Tsondru Dragpa, Lama Zhang, founder of the Tsalpa Kagyu. Although the shirt signifying a close adherent to the vinaya code of Buddhist monasticism might dispute this suggestion. There appears to be a similarity with the sculpture of Go Lotsawa Zhonnu Pal.

Jeff Watt 11-2020

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