Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 2179)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P64

Interpretation / Description

Reverse of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: om ah hum sva ha. om ah maitreyi mem svaha. om ah guru sumati kirti siddhi hum hum. om ah guru sumati kirti siddhi hum hum.

Patience Verse: "Patience for hardships is noble patience, [Leading to] supreme liberation, the Buddha has said. With respect to others, Monks should do no harm or cause distress."

Special Features: (Printed script (Uchen), is black, includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Collection: Jongen-Schleiper (Paintings)
Collection: Bonhams London (Teachers)
Collection: Bonhams London (Inscriptions)
Teacher: Tsongkapa (Descending from Tushita)
Teacher: Tsongkapa Main Page
Tradition: Gelug Teachers (Paintings)