Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 77237)
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Collection Publication: Wisdom Publications, Calender
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P64

Interpretation / Description

Tsongkapa as a Mahasiddha riding a tiger. This painting is from a multi-painting set depicting the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas according to the system of Abhayakaragupta[?].

At the top center is Saraha holding an arrow. At the left side is Kirava holding a sword and shield.

Jeff Watt 2-1016

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