Himalayan Art Resources

Teacher: Tsongkhapa Main Page

Tsongkhapa Masterworks

- Art History

- Iconography

- Religious Context


Videos:
- Tsongkapa: Early Paintings
- Lama Tsongkhapa
- The Sword & Book

Lama Tsongkhapa (1357-1419) was the founder of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. He established the Ganden Monastery which became the principal seat of the school. Beginning with Tsongkhapa, the successive Throne Holders of Ganden Monastery are the heads of the Gelug Tradition.

General Topics:
- Iconography
- Five Forms
- Life Story
- Lineage Paintings & Refuge Fields
- Principal Students

Database Search: All Images | Painting | Sculpture

Jeff Watt 5-2002 [updated 4-2019, 12-2019]

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