Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 69104)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya
Size 75.50x67.50cm (29.72x26.57in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Barbara and Walter Frey
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Konchog Gyaltsen surrounded by the lineage of teachers of Avalokita Guhyasamaja Lineage.

At the bottom left is yellow Janguli with three faces and six hands, to the right is white Janguli with one face and four hands, followed by an eight faced and sixteen armed yellow Tara, and a row of Taras having the colours green, white, green, red, and white. At the bottom right is Blue Ekajati with eleven faces and eighteen hands. Above is white Tara with four hands and above that is Mahachinakrama Tara, black in colour with obne face and four hands.

Jeff Watt 12-2005

Avalokita Guhyasamaja Lineage [rgyud sde kun btus Vol 7 page 774&775]:
1. Sangs rgyas rdo rje 'chang
2. 'phags pa spyan ras gzigs
3. Jo bo rje a tis ha
4. Lha btsun byang chub 'od
5. Byang chub rdo rje
6. Rgya lcags ri gong ba
7. Rdzing bu kha ba shakya grags
8. Spen phug dar ma grags
9. Zhang yeb
10. Gze ba don grub
11. Khams pa shakya rdo rje
12. Sras chos grags
13. Dar ma shakya
14. Bsod nams dbang po
15. Lo tswa ba mchog ldan
16. Bla ma dpal ldan seng ge
17. Bu ston rin chen
18. Mkhas grub gzhon nu bsod nams
19. Bla ma bkra shis rin chen
20. Rdo rje 'chang kun dga' bzang po
21. Rgyal tshab dam pa kun dga' dbang phyug
22. Kun mkhyen bsod nams seng ge
23. Rje btsun sangs rgyas rin chen
24. 'jam dbyangs kun dga' bsod nams
25. Gnyen chen grags pa blo gros
26. 'jam dbyangs sangs rgyas seng ge
27. Brang tin nam mkha' dpal bzang
28. Ded dpon nam mkha' rin chen
29. Hor nam mkha' dpal bzang
30. Mkhan chen shes rab rgya mtsho
31. Mkhas btsun kun dga' chos 'phel
32. Chos rje dkon mchog rgyal mtshan
33. Bkra shis bzang po
34. Sangs rgyas ye shes
35. Bdag chen kun dga' blo gros
36. Ri khug sprul sku kun dga' mkhas grub dbang po
37. Byams pa kun dga' bstan 'dzin
38. 'jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse dbang po
39. Dge 'dun rgya mtsho
40. 'jam dbyangs nam mkha' rgyal mtshan

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