Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 36359)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male


Interpretation / Description

Tsongkapa Lobsang Dragpa accompanied on the right and left by the two students Gyaltsab and Kedrub.

At the bottom left is the protector deity Yama Dharmaraja. A donor figure sits on the right side.

Jeff Watt 1-2014

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