Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65603)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Kagyu, Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Drogon Rechen: at the top right is the peaceful form of the bodhisattva Vajrapani. An attendant stands to he side of the central figure and in the lower right corner is Mahakala Bernagchen. (See HAR #11172).

Jeff Watt 1-2008

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 4
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Sertreng, misc.)
Collection: Christie's, Painting (March, 2005; NY)