Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Dromtonpa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 74197)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: P2557

Interpretation / Description

Dromton, Gyalwai Jungne (1005-1064 A.D.) the most famous Tibetan student of Lord Atisha and also the founder of Reting Monastery.

This painting is likely from a set of paintings illustrating the pre-incarnations of the Dalai Lama lineage.

Jeff Watt 2-2004

Related Items
Publication: Tibetan Painted Scrolls

Thematic Sets
Teacher: Dromton Gyalwai Jungne Page
Painting Set: Gelug Hagiography (Tucci)