Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 60002)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P64

Interpretation / Description

Tsongkapa as a Mahasiddha (Indian Adept): this form of Tsongpkapa is based on a series of five visions experienced by the disciple Kedrub Geleg Pal Zangpo depicted kneeling at the bottom right corner of the painting.

Jeff Watt 10-2005

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Subject: Shrine, Buddhist