Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Zhonnu Dragpa, Gyergom Chenpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 2308)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Kagyu and Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P3476

Interpretation / Description

Zhonnu Dragpa, Gyer Gom Chenpo (1090–1171 [P3476]). An early teacher in the Kadampa Tradition he later went on to found Nyiphu monastery and the Shugseb Kagyu as one of the eight traditions influenced by the eight main students of Pagmodrubpa.

Jeff Watt 2-2017

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