Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Gorampa Sonam Sengge

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 73725)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection John and Berthe Ford
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1042

Interpretation / Description

Gorampa Sonam Sengge (1429-1489).

The upper register and side registers, descending from the top, depict the Sakya and Ngor lineage teachers of the Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Tantra.

Mahavairochana Mandala Lineage, Mahamandala and Abhisheka: Buddha, Pupawo Bodhisattva Vajrapani, Gyalpo Rabsal Dawa, Dei Lobmai Chog Ngani, Padkar Yeshe, Jnanavajra, Gyalpo Dragchen Dzin Zangpo, Nyima Nyingpo, Gyalrig Sarapao, De Nga Kai Lobma Kunga Nyingpo, Tathagata Vajra, Shraddhakara Varman, Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo, Cholung Legpai Sherab, Sumton Yeshe Bar, Nyanton Tsultrim Bar, Todpa Bentsa Dragpa, Tsang Rong Gi Lobpon Chokyi Gonpo Pal, Lama Chokyi Gyalpo (Chogyal Pagpa 1235-1280).

Jeff Watt [updated 3-2021]

Related Items
Publications
Publication: Secret Revelation of Tibetan Thangkas

Thematic Sets
Teacher: Gorampa Sonam Sengge
Teacher: Gorampa Masterworks
Exhibition: Awaken (Rubin Museum)
Subject: Margapala/Lamdre Lineage [1] (Ngor set)
Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (VMFA)