Himalayan Art Resources

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

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

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Taglung Lamas.

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
Painting Style: Indian Style Painting (Including Pagdru & Taglung Subjects)
Teacher: Unidentified
Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin
Tradition: Taglung Kagyu Main Page
Teachers: Early Paintings of Teachers
Teachers: Early Teachers (Pairs)
Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin (Teachers)
Subject: Lineage Paintings - Linear
Subject: Kagyu Lineage Painting Sets (Two Figures)