Himalayan Art Resources

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

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 4883)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Bon
Material Metal, Mercuric Gild
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Bon Teacher, unidentified. The base of the sculpture is marked with a yungdrung. Various animals gambol and cavort around the bottom portion of the lotus base.

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