Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65918)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Baso Chokyi Gyaltsen, 1st Tatsag (ba so chos kyi rgyal mtshan 1402-1473). He was also the 6th Ganden Tripa.

Video: The Sword & Book

At the top left is Heruka Vajrabhairava. At the right side is Kedrubje Geleg Palzang (1385-1438). At the bottom left is the inner manifestation of Yama Dharmaraja. The monastery to the left is Lhanwa Sogon.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 4
Subject: Sword & Book (Teachers)
Painting Set: Kundeling Incarnation Lineage