Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Changkya Rolpai Dorje

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 7550)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P182

Interpretation / Description

Changkya Rolpai Dorje, the 3rd Changkya Hutuktu (1717-1786 [TBRC P182]).

At the top are three unidentified Gelug teachers. The figure at the top center is possibly the 5th Panchen Lama with the Dalai Lama seated at the left side holding a white flower blossom. The figure wearing the black hat is possibly Yeshe Tenpai Nyima, the 3rd Jetsun Dampa (1758-1773).

At the bottom center is Shadbhuja Mahakala. To the left side s Sitatapatra. To the right is Prajnaparamita.

Jeff Watt 4-2022

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Painting Style: Qianlong Period Painting Style