Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Teacher

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 18319)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma, Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Namkai Nyingpo: one of the Twenty-five Disciples of Padmasambhava.

At the top left is Heruka Chakrasamvara and seated on the right is the mahasiddha Krishnacharin. At the bottom right are two worldly protector deities. On the lower left side is an unidentified monastic figure.

Jeff Watt 1-2018

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