|Date Range||1500 - 1599|
|Lineages||Sakya, Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
|Collection||Publication: Wisdom Publications, Calender|
Buddhashri, Sanggye Pal (1339-1420) surrounded by the lineage teachers of the Akshobhyavajra Guhyasamaja lineage. At the bottom center of the composition is the deity Manjuvajra, orange in colour with three faces and six hands.
Jeff Watt 12-2012
Little is known about the life of Sanggye Pal (sangs rgyas dpal, 1339-1420) other than who he studied with and, most notably, who he trained. Sanggye Pal was a disciple of the Sakya master Palden Tsultrim (dpal ldan tshul khrims, 1333-1399) and the Sakya/Kadampa master Togme Zangpo Pal (thogs med bzang po dpal, 1295-1369), who was abbot of Tara (rta ra) monastery from 1326 to 1333.
Sanggye Pal was an important guru to Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (ngor chen kun dga' bzang po, 1382-1456) when the younger lama, then twenty-five years old, stayed at Shey monastery (zhe dgon).
Jackson, David. 1990. "Identification of Individual Teachers in Paintings of Sa-skya-pa Lineages." In Indo-Tibetan Studies: Papers in Honor and Appreciation of David L. Snellgrove's Contributions to Indo-Tibetan Studies, Tadeusz Skorupski, ed. Tring: Institute of Buddhist Studies.
Ngor chen kun dga bzang po. Grub chen bu+ddha shrI la stod pa. In Ngor chen kun dga' bzang po'i bka' 'bum, vol. 1, pp. 19-20.
Alexander Gardner, June 2010
[Extracted from the Treasury of Lives, Tibetan lineages website. Edited and formatted for inclusion on the Himalayan Art Resources website. October 2010].
Wisdom Calendar 1989 - July (full catalog list)