Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 87144)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya and Jonang (Sakya)
Material Metal
Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Rechen Kunga Lodro. (Possibly Drubchen Kunga Lodro 1365-1443 [Tbrc p2463]).

(TBRC: kalacakra master; important figure in the the 'bro transmission of the kalacakra teachings; from the shar kha lineage, one of the princely families of rgyal rtse. Said to be the rebirth of bu ston rin chen grub (1290-1364), became abbot of jo nang in succession to his master nya dbon kun dga' dpal).

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Sculpture: Tsang Province Atelier, Tibet
Sculpture: Tsang Province Atelier (Teachers)
Subject: Milarepa-like Figures
Collection of Philadelphia Museum of Art (Sculpture)