Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Abhayakaragupta

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 7718)
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:P4004

Interpretation / Description

Abhayakaragupta (Abhayakara Gupta), composition #4, as part of a painting set depicting the incarnation lineage of the Panchen Lamas.

4. Abhayakara Gupta (11th century) Iconography: [1] Abhayakara Gupta is attired as a monk and wears a pandita hat. At the top right is the siddha [2] Ratnasambhava. At the top left is [3] Vajrayogini. At the bottom right is [4] Panjarnata Mahakala holding a staff.

Jeff Watt [updated 9-2019]

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Kapoor Galleries: God/Goddess Catalogue
Collection: Christies New York, March, 2023 (Painting)
Indian Scholar: Abhayakaragupta (Abhayadatta, Vajrasana)
Indian Scholar: Abhayakaragupta (Masterworks)
Incarnation Lineage: Panchen Lama (Nartang Style Composition)
Collection: Kapoor Galleries