Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Sakya Tridzin 24, Sonam Wangpo

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 89968)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Size 86.36x60.96cm (34x24in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Sonam Wangpo, the 24th Sakya Tridzin (1559-1621 [TBRC P2664]) along with teachers and students including members of the Khon Tsedong Labrang.

At the top left corner is the seated figure of Ngagchang Chenpo Ngagwang Kunga Rinchen, the 23rd Sakya Tridzin (1517-1584) [TBRC P460]. At the top right is Tsedong Dagchen Kunga Legpai Jungne (16th century [TBRC P10480]).

At the middle left is Dragpa Lodro Gyaltsen the 25th Sakya Tridzin (1563-1617) [TBRC P780]. At the middle right is Tsedong Kunga Sonam Lhundrub (1571-1642 [TBRC P2511]) the 15th Khenchen of Ngor Ewam Monastery.

Jeff Watt 6-2003

Front of Painting
Wylie Transliteration of Inscription: 'jam mgon gru padma'i rnam prul bsod nams dbang po la na mo.

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Subject: Hats (Sakya)
Tradition: Sakya Teachers
Painting Set: Khon Family Lineage (Sonam Wangpo & Tutob Wangchug)
Subject: Art Depicted in Art (Paintings)