Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Thartse Namka Chime

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 545)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist
Size 67.95x45.09cm (26.75x17.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1996.33.1
Painting School Palpung / Situ
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

TBRC: bdr:P2526

Interpretation / Description

Thartse Jampa Namka Chime (1765-1820 [P2526]), abbot of Ngor monastary in the late 18th century and the previous incarnation of Jamyang Kyentse Wangpo (1820-1892). This painting belongs to a set that includes Sakya Lama Dragpa Gyaltsen, see #546)

At the top right is Padampa Sanggye, dark in colour, in the appearance of an Indian. At the middle right is Jangling Kuse Samdrub Dorje. At the bottom right is Dragom Chokyi Dorje.

Jeff Watt 3-2002

Related Items
Iconography: Text Collections (Sanskrit/Tibetan/English)

Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Margapala [12]
Collection of RMA: Ngor Style Paintings
Subject: Ngor Tradition (Teachers)
Subject: Men With Beards
Subject: Margapala Lineage Paintings (Sakya)
Subject: Hats (Sakya)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 3
Tradition: Sakya Teachers