Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Shamarpa 4, Chodag Yeshe Palzang

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 2)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Size 98.43x63.50cm (38.75x25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.1.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P317

Interpretation / Description

Chodag Yeshe Palzang, the 4th Shamar Rinpoche (1453-1554): surrounded by various biographical scenes each accompanied by a lengthy inscription.

Sha mar pa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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Region: Tibet (Central Tibet)
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