Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 66766)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Bon
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Treton Tsewang Tsultrim, a Bon teacher wearing the traditional lotus hat of a Bon monastic scholar - a fully ordained monk 'drangsong.' Typically depicted in sculpture the hat can have four, six, eight or ten petals. Here the hat has ten petals.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Tibetan Printed Script (Uchen)
English Transliteration: Homage to Treton Tsewang Tsultrim!
Wylie Transliteration: tre ston tshe dbang tshul khrim la na mo.

Secondary Images
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Bon Teachers Main Page
Subject: Bon Shirts (Left Folding)
Collection: Dutch Collection
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