Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 181)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Size 34.29x27.94cm (13.50x11in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.20.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1056

Interpretation / Description

Sakya Pandita and Chogyal Pagpa accompanied by the Chakrasamvara lineage teachers. This is a tentative identification based on the lineage teachers above and the protector deities of Panjarnata and Shri Devi below.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

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