Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama)

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 98460)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Bon
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Lama (English: teacher): surrounded by the teachers of the Shang Shung oral lineage. (See catolog entry for a painted chart of the Bon Dzogchen teachings).

Jeff Watt 11-2002

Publication: The Little Luminous Boy The Oral Tradition from the Land of Zhangzhung depicted on two Tibetan paintings. By Samten G. Karmay. White Orchid Books: Bangkok, 1998.

The two paintings pictured in the publication have been cataloged in the database. The publication's cover appears as a placeholder image when a digital image of the object is not yet available.

Related Items
Bibliography: Bon Art

Thematic Sets
Bon Paintings: Masterworks
Bon Religion: Lineage Paintings
Bon Teachers Main Page