Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65921)
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

Lhawang Chokyi Gyaltsen, 4th Tatsag (lha dbang chos kyi rgyal mtshan 1537-1604).

At the top left is Pagpa Lha Dechen Dorje (1439-1487). On the right is the meditational deity Heruka Akshobhyavajra Guhyasamaja, blue in colour. At the bottom right is Chaturmukha Mahakala, blue, with four faces and four arms. The monastery at the bottom left is Kharsar Tashi Rabten.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

Secondary Images
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