Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (multiple figures)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 60677)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Taklung (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Sanggye Yarjon and Mangala Guru: two Taglung Kagyu teachers of the 13th century. (The 'p' numbers below refer to the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center biographical information, TBRC).

The central figure on the left is Sanggye Yarjon with Mangala Guru on the right side. The figure raised up and between the two is Kuyalwa.

Numbered List of Lineage Teachers:
1. Shakyamuni Buddha
2. Vajradhara
3. Tilopa
4. Naropa
5. Marpa Chokyi Lodro
6. Milarepa Zhepa Dorje
7. Gampopa Sonam Rinchen
8. Pagmodrubpa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170) p127
9. Taglung Tangpa Chenpo, Tashi Pal (1142-1209/10) p2649
10. Kuyalwa (Onpo) Rinchen Gonpo (1191-1236) p1784
11. Sanggye Yarjon (1203-1272) p1818
12. Tashi Lama (Mangala Guru, 1231-1297) p8428
13. Lineage Teacher
14. Lineage Teacher

List of Deities and Minor Figures:
A. Avalokiteshvara, Chaturbhuja
B. Indian Siddha
C. Indian Siddha
D. Indian Pandita
E. Vajrasattva
F. Vajrapani, Krodha
G. Chakrasamvara, Sahaja
H. Vajrayogini
I. Aparajita
J. Mahakala, Chaturbhuja

Jeff Watt, 6-2012

Secondary Images
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Publications
Publication: Quintessence of Returning Tibetan Cultural Relics From Oversea (Painting)

Thematic Sets
Tradition: Taglung Kagyu Main Page
Collection: Private 10
Teachers: Early Paintings of Teachers (Indian Style)
Teachers: Early Teachers (Dual Figures)
Teacher: Sanggye Yarjon Biography
Teacher: Tashi Lama (Mangala Guru)
Buddhist Deity: Aparajita (Secondary Figure)
Teacher: Sanggye Yarjon Main Page