Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Milarepa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 69904)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Kagyu and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1853

Interpretation / Description

Milarepa: the great poet yogi of Tibet surrounded by life story vignettes. This composition most likely belongs to a nineteen painting set. Several others from the same set have already been identified.

Mi la re pa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 3-2011

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection: Private 5
Subject: Lay Figure Appearance
Teacher: Milarepa (Relaxed Posture)
Teacher: Milarepa Life Story (Chamdo Sets)
Teacher: Milarepa (Life Story Paintings & Sets)
Painting Style: Chamdo Regional Style