Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65920)
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

Liyul Chokyi Gyalpo, 3rd Tatsag (li yul chos kyi rgyal po la na mo, 1509-1526).

At the top left is Avalokiteshvara, white in colour. On the right side is Maitreya, orange in colour and holding a water flask. At the bottom left is Vaishravana, Guardian King of the North.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

Secondary Images
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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 4
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