Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Dalai Lama VII, Kalzang Gyatso

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 54446)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug 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: P179

Interpretation / Description

Kalzang Gyatso, 7th Dalai Lama (1708-1757). At the top center is Shakyamuni Buddha with Tsongkapa on the left and another Lama on the right. At the bottom center is Shadbhuja Mahakala with an Arhat figure at the right and left.

Jeff Watt 11-2010

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