Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Machig Labdron

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 717)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Shiche/Chöd
Size 92.71x60.96cm (36.50x24in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1998.21.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Mahasiddha

Gender: Female

TBRC: bdr:P3312

Interpretation / Description

Machig Labdron (1055-1153), 'the One Mother, Lamp of the Lab' region of Central Tibet: founder of the Cho Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism surrounded by depictions of her life story.

Ma chig lab dron Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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