Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Dragpa Gyaltsen (Jetsun)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 30916)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya, Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1614

Interpretation / Description

Dragpa Gyaltsen (1147-1216): the Fifth Throne Holder of Sakya and the third son of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo. The surrounding teachers depict the Mahasiddha Kanha Hevajra lineage. This painting is one from a set of approximately thirty compositions depicting the Sakya Lamdre lineage.

Jeff Watt 1-2013

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