Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Rongzom Chokyi Zangpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65017)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Nyingma, Jonang (Sakya) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.#C2001.6.1
Painting School Khyenri
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Rongzom Chokyi Zangpo, རོང་ཟོམ་ཆོས་ཀྱི་བཟང་པོ (1012-1088 [p3816]): a great translator of the early Nyingmapa Tradition. He travelled extensively and studied in India with many teachers. This painting is from a much larger set that depicts the pre-incarnations of Jonang Taranata.

Jeff Watt 3-2005

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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art (RMA): Main Page
Painting Style: Khyenri - Teachers & Siddhas
Subject: Jonangpa Tradition
Teacher: Jonang Taranata Incarnations (Miscellaneous)
Tradition: Jonang Masterworks
Teacher: Rongzom Chokyi Zangpo