Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 65923)
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

Lobzang Palden Gyaltsen, 7th Tatsag (blo bzang dpal ldan rgyal mtshan 1708-1758).

At the top left is the meditational deity Vajrayogini, red in colour. At the bottom left is the power aspect of the protector deity Shadbhuja Mahakala 'King of Power', red in colour, with one face and six arms, embracing a consort. The monastery is Chagzam Tubten Ling.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

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