Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 174)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Material Ground: Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Painting School Karma Gardri
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Nagarjuna, Arya (Tibetan: pag pa lhu drup) along with the disciple Aryadeva; retrieving the Prajnaparamita sutra from the Naga Realm.

Jeff Watt 5-2001

Related Items
Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: Wutaishan, Pilgrimage to Five Peak Mountain

Thematic Sets
Indian Scholar: Nagarjuna Main Page
Indian Adept: Mahasiddha Paintings, Palpung Composition
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 6
Subject: Indian Scholar (Buddhist)
Painting Style: Kham Region (Kham-ri)
Subject: Six Ornaments (Situ Composition 2)
Subject: Six Ornaments (Palpung Compositions)