Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65922)
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

Ngagwang Konchog Nyima, 6th Tatsag (ngag dbang dkon mchog nyi ma 1653-1707).

At the top left is Ngagwang Lobzang Gyatso, the 5th Dalai Lama (1617-1682). On the right side is the fierce meditational deity 'Very Secret' Hayagriva Heruka. At the bottom right is Dorje Legpa in the form of Damchen Garwa Nagpo riding a brown goat. The monastery is Tatsag Lhundrub Dechen.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

Secondary Images
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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 4
Painting Set: Kundeling Incarnation Lineage
Painting Style: Chamdo Regional Style