Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Gunaprabha

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 77003)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Publication: Wisdom Publications, Calender
Catalogue # Collection of Heinrich Harrier
Painting School Karma Gardri
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Gunaprabha (English: qualities illuminated), Indian scholar of the Mahayana tradition belonging to the group of 6 Ornaments and 2 Jewels. He along with Shakyaprabha represent the 2 Jewels.

(Name inscription beneath central figure).

Jeff Watt 10-2002

Wisdom Calendar 1986 - February (full catalog list)

Related Items
Publication: Wisdom Publications: Calendar Collection

Thematic Sets
Subject: Indian Scholar (Buddhist)
Painting Set: Six Ornaments (Harrer)