Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - (unidentified, male, monastic)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 869)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 74.30x50.17cm (29.25x19.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Back Inscriptions: skyabs gnas....rnos la skyabsu mchi ji skad smon 'bras god med …ubs mdzod/ bdag po bdag bas kun lhong gyi …l ba'i sku gsung thu[?] bsten 'di bshid bas rnos 'dren skyabs rnos thud rab rjod shod/ ….. rnos….. pa'i mkhyen……………..rdobs kyi bdag cad dpon…es sbyin bdag bzo dig bcas/ sgrib sbyang tshod….. byob rgyd thob nas/…………stod dang zhal mjal nas bka'i ……….. brten pa 'dzin skyod pa do/ dngar 'tsho bzhis chos mdzad [rkyen chen] rnos sku tshe bsten zhing 'khris mkh'a khyabs shod/ …………………mthong thos rnos/ mthong grol thos grol 'bral tshong don ldan shod/ khri bar bdag po 'bral thobs…… bcas dang/ mkh'a khyab….g 'gro ba ma lus kun/ grib……. bde chen zhing……./ bsten mchog 'di rnos ga…bzhud pa dang/…………………………………………….chi nor chos 'phel bkris 'byor……/ mar me yon chab phyar bskor dang kun/ nad gdon…kun zhi nas/……………………….shod/ 'khod 'das dus……ba'i…kyi/……………..shod/ (Laura Weinstein, 9-2019)

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