Himalayan Art Resources

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

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 20643)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Kagyu, Drukpa (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Teacher, monastic, unidentified.

In the upper registers are the Kagyu lineage. In the middle two vertical registers are the Eight Great Siddhas. At the bottom left are Chaturbhuja Mahakala and Kakamukha Mahakala. The yellow figure at the center is Pita Jambhala. The donor figure Konchog Pal sits at the bottom right corner.

Inscription bottom right corner: 'Myself Ripa Konchog Pal.'

Jeff Watt 9-2021

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