Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Sachen Kunga Nyingpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 41028)
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: P1615

Interpretation / Description

Sachen Kunga Nyingpo accompanied by two students: Aseng on the proper right and Wangchug Pal on the left. (See Sachen Life Story).

At the top center is Vajradhara Buddha with the lineage of the Chakrasamvara cycle of practice alternating from right to left and then descending down the two side registers.

At the upper left is Chakrasamvara according to the mahasiddha Krishnacharin tradition. At the upper right is Vira Vajradharma Buddha.

At the bottom center is the power deity Takkiraja, male, red in colour, with one face and two hands holding a hook and lasso.

Jeff Watt 7-2014

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Teacher: Sachen Kunga Nyingpo Main Page
Subject: Margapala Lineage Paintings (Sakya)
Teacher: Sachen Kunga Nyingpo (Masterworks)