Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Karmapa 5, Deshin Shegpa

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 99683)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Size 100x60cm (39.37x23.62in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Publication: Tibetan Paintings
Catalogue # Collection of Tambaram Gallery, New York
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: bdr:P1410

Interpretation / Description

Deshin Shegpa, 5th Karmapa (1384-1415): composition number #16 from the Karma Kagyu Sertreng set of lineage paintings.

At the top right is the meditational deity Manjuvajra Guhyasamaja. Seated at the middle right is the Chinese emperor Taming Gyallon.

Jeff Watt 1-2008

Tibetan Paintings by Pratapaditya Pal (list of image plates)

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Publication: Tibetan Paintings

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Teacher: Karmapa Deshin Shegpa, 5th
Subject: Six Liberations
Painting Style: Palpung Monastery (following Karma Gadri Style for Lineage Painting Sets)
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Palpung Set 2)
Painting Sets: Karma Kagyu Lineage Paintings (Karma Gar-ri)
Incarnation Lineage: Gyalwa Karmapa Main Page
Painting Set: Karma Kagyu Lineage (Sertreng, misc.)
Teacher: Karmapa (Masterworks)
Teacher: Deshin Shegpa, 5th Karmapa