Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Tsongkapa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 842)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 50.17x33.66cm (19.75x13.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.13.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P64

Interpretation / Description

Lama Tsongkapa (1357-1419): founder of the Gelugpa School, with the two principal students at the lower sides, Gyaltsab on the left and Khedrup on the right.

Tsongkapa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 10-2001

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