Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Panchen Lama 4, Lobzang Tenpai Nyima

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 92059)
Origin Location Ladakh, Northern India
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection U. of Michigan Museum of Anthropology
Catalogue # #9589 Koelz Collection
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P285

Interpretation / Description

Lobzang Palden Yeshe, the 3rd Panchen Lama (1738-1780).

Directly above is the buddha Amitabha, seated, and red in colour. The meditational deity Vajrabhairava stands in the upper left corner.

At the bottom center is Shri Devi, Magzor Gyalmo, with the two worldly protectors Dorje Setrap on the left and Chingkarwa on the right.

Jeff Watt 5-2001

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Region: Ladakh, Northern India
Collection of University of Michigan (Koelz Collection)
Incarnation Lineage: Panchen Lama (Nartang Style Composition)
Teacher: Panchen Lama 4 (7), Lobzang Tenpai Nyima
Incarnation Lineage: Panchen Lama Main Page