Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Milarepa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 90717)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Kagyu
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibet House, New York
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Lay Person

Gender: Male

TBRC: P1853

Interpretation / Description

Milarepa, the Yogi (English: the Cotton-clad Ascetic). The most famous mountain hermit of Tibet, known for his biography and the 100,000 Songs. At the top is Marpa the translator. (See a comparison of other Milarepa paintings with the central figure in the same posture).

Mi la re pa Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 2-2000

Secondary Images
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