|Origin Location||Central Tibet|
|Date Range||1700 - 1799|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
|Collection||Rubin Museum of Art|
|Catalogue #||acc.# P1998.14.1|
Sakya Pandita, Kunga Gyaltsen Pal Zangpo (1182-1251), wearing a tall red hat, the sixth throne holder of Sakya, great grandson of Khon Konchog Gyalpo. Sakya Pandita is accompanied by his nephew Chogyal Pagpa. (See a portion of the painting set).
"With wide eyes perceiving all things, and compassionately achieving the good of all beings, having power performing acts beyond thought; Guru Manjunata, to your feet I bow my head." (Sakya liturgical verse to Sapan).
According to Sakya tradition, Sakya Pandita reached complete enlightenment in the realm of buddha Akshobhya and now resides as the buddha Vimalashri in the eastern direction.
Iconography: Monastic Appearance
Collection of RMA: Best of Collection 2
Painting Set: Mahakala & Margapala 
Tradition: Sakya Main Page
Subject: Margapala Lineage Masterworks
Teacher: Chogyal Pagpa Main Page
Teacher: Sakya (Masterworks)
Teacher: Sakya Pandita (Masterworks)
Subject: Margapala Lineage Paintings (Figure & Composition Types)
Tradition: Sakya Teachers
Teacher: Two Main Figures (Composition)
Tradition: Sakya Founders
Teacher: Sakya Pandita, Kunga Gyaltsen
Subject: Margapala Sets (Two Figures)
Subject: Two Red Ones
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 5