Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - Tilopa

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 61215)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Mahasiddha

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P4024

Interpretation / Description

Tilopa, Mahasiddha.

(See a comparison of the lotus seat for the wrathful figure at the lower right side, Vajrapani, and a Vajrayogini painting in a Palpung style).

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: [name inscription for each figure]

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Thematic Sets
Definition: Mahasiddha (Three Meanings of the Term)
Indian Adept: Tilopa Main Page
Painting Tradition: Karma Gar-ri Main Page
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Sertreng, misc.)
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (blue/green)
Contemporary: Copy #1
Indian Adept: Tilopa (Masterworks)
Indian Adept: Siddha Appearance Masterworks (Painting)
Indian Adept (Mahasiddha): Painting (Late Period 17th to the Present)