|Date Range||1500 - 1599|
|Lineages||Sakya and Buddhist|
|Collection||Rubin Museum of Art|
Sonam Gyaltsen, Lama Dampa (1312-1375 [p1226]) belonging to the Rinchen Gang Lhabrang (Palace) of the Khon hereditary family rulers of Sakya. He was the 14th throne holder of Sakya (Sakya Tridzin) from 1345 to 1375 and was a principal student of the famous Buton Rinchen Drub of Shalu Monastery. He in turn was a teacher to Tsongkhapa, Longchenpa and Pagdrupa. The period of Sakya rule over Tibet ended with Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen.
Jeff Watt 10-2005
Tibetan Printed Script (Uchen)
English Transliteration: Homage to the holy teacher Sonam Gyaltsen.
Wylie Transliteration: bla ma dam pa bsod nams rgyal mtshan la na mo.