Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Shen Chen Luga

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 85513)
Origin Location Northern India
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Ligmincha Institute - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1651

Interpretation / Description

Shenchen Luga and the Four Families of Bon: Dru, Shu, Pa, and Me'u. Sometimes a fifth family, Shen, is added to these four. The central figure is Shenchen Luga and the lower figure is Nyamme Sherab Gyaltsen.

Chidar Gyupa'i Lama Shenchen Luga, Drushu Pame'u, Je Nyamme Chenpo (phi dar rgyud pa'i bla ma g.shen chen glu dga', bru zhu spa rme'u, rje mnyam med chen po).

Jeff Watt 3-2001

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