Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Atisha

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 72054)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Kadam, Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibet House Museum, New Delhi
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P3379

Interpretation / Description

Atisha, Dipamkara 982-1054 (?) accompanied by the two students, Dromton Gyalwa'i Jungne and Ngog Legpa'i Sherab.

At the top center is the meditational deity Manjuvajra Guhyasamaja.

At the bottom center is Panchen Lobzang Yeshe (1663-1737). At the left side is Vaishravana Riding a Lion. On the right side is Shadbhuja Mahakala.

Jeff Watt 9-2013

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Collection of Tibet House Museum, New Delhi
Subject: Indian Scholar (Buddhist)
Tradition: Kadampa Teachers (Paintings)
Indian Scholar: Atisha (Masterworks)
Indian Scholar: Atisha Main Page
Painting Set: Miscellaneous Paintings (Tibet House)