Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Milarepa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 183)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Karma (Kagyu), Taklung (Kagyu), Drigung (Kagyu) and Drukpa (Kagyu)
Size 76.20x58.42cm (30x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.20.4
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1853

Interpretation / Description

Milarepa: the great poet yogi of Tibet. At the top is Heruka Sahaja Chakrasamvara. At the bottom center is the enlightened protector Chaturbhuja Mahakala and the meditational deity Simhamukha at the left.

Mi la re pa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 3-2001

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