Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Dragpa Gyaltsen (Jetsun)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 546)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya and Ngor (Sakya)
Size 67.95x44.75cm (26.75x17.62in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1996.33.2
Painting School Palpung / Situ
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1614

Interpretation / Description

Dragpa Gyaltsen (1147-1216): the Fifth Throne Holder of Sakya and the third son of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo.

Biographical Details

At the top right is Sanggye Lama. At the middle right is Kyung Nag Shakya Dar. At the lower right is Sab bagton Zhonnu Tsultrim.

Jeff Watt 3-2003

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