Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (unidentified, male, monastic)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 20)
Origin Location Western Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Drukpa (Kagyu)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.10.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

A teacher from the lineage of the Rechung Nyan Gyu Cycle of Tantric practice.

At the bottom left are unidentified donor figures. On the right is Chaturbhuja Mahakala, blue in colour, with four hands and surrounded by flames. Slightly below is the wealth deity Yellow Jambhala.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 6
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Painting Set: Rechung Nyan Gyu Lineage
Teacher: Unidentified
Tibet: Painting (West Tibet)
Tradition: Drugpa Kagyu Main Page
Subject: Lineage Paintings - Alternating