Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 486)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug
Size 66.04x43.82cm (26x17.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1996.23.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P64

Interpretation / Description

Lord Tsongkapa (1357-1419): founder of the Gelugpa School, surrounded by life-story scenes.

Tsongkapa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 6-2000

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