Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (multiple figures)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 319)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Kagyu and Taklung (Kagyu)
Size 42.55x34.93cm (16.75x13.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Catalogue # acc.# P1996.19.21
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Kuyalwa and Sanggye Yarjon.

Beginning at the top left are Vajradhara, Tilopa, Naropa, Marpa, Milarepa, Gampopa, followed by two more lineage teachers wearing monastic robes.

At the bottom left is a donor figure in the appearance of a monk, followed by Chaturbhuja Mahakala, white Aparajita, red Vajravarahi, green Tara, Sahaja Chakrasamvara and Chaturbhuja Avalokiteshvara.

Jeff Watt 7-2003

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Teacher: Two Main Figures (Composition)
Buddhist Deity: Aparajita (Secondary Figure)
Painting Style: Western Tibetan
Teacher: Unidentified
Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin
Tradition: Taglung Kagyu Main Page
Teacher: Kuyalwa Rinchern Gonpo
Teacher: Sanggye Yarjon Main Page
Teachers: Early Paintings of Teachers (Indian Style)
Teachers: Early Teachers (Dual Figures)
Subject: Lineage Paintings - Linear