Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Jamyang Kyentse Wangpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 54340)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Field Museum of Natural History
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P258

Interpretation / Description

Jamyang Kyentse Wangpo (1820-1892). This composition is based on a Guruyoga practice depicting Kyentse Wangpo as a mahasiddha riding a turtle. Other famous teachers of the 19th century such as Jamgon Kongtrul, Zhalu Tankyong and Choggyur Lingpa are positioned surrounding the central figure. (See short biography and Outline Page).

Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 2-2010

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