Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Karmapa 5, Deshin Shegpa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 61030)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Kagyu and Karma (Kagyu)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1410

Interpretation / Description

Deshin Shegpa, 5th Karmapa (1384-1415): composition number #16 from the Karma Kagyu Sertreng set of lineage paintings.

At the top right is the meditational deity Manjushri. Seated at the middle right is the Chinese emperor Yongle Taming Gyallon.

Jeff Watt 1-2008

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