Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Milarepa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 180)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Kagyu
Size 76.20x58.42cm (30x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.20.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1853

Interpretation / Description

Milarepa: the great poet yogi of Tibet surrounded by life story vignettes. At the top center is Jowo Atisha the founder of the Kadampa Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

Mi la re pa Biographical details

A ti sha Biographical details

Jeff Watt 3-2001

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