Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Ling Repa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 57346)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1100 - 1199
Lineages Kagyu, Drukpa (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Size 11.20cm (4.41in) high
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Unidentified teacher. Portraits such as this often depict the Drugpa Kagyu teacher Ling Repa.

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Subject: Corpulent Figures in Art