Himalayan Art Resources

Artist: Kunzig Chokyi Nangwa

Kunzig Chokyi Nangwa (Artist) | Drugpa Kagyu Main Page

Kunzig Chokyi Nangwa (1768-1822) [P846] was the 8th Gyalwang Drugchen. He was also known as an artist and several of his signed works have been identified. The portrait of Chokyi Nangwa belongs to a set of paintings depicting the Drugpa Kagyu Lineage of the Kagyu Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. (See Kagyu Trinle Shingta from the same set of paintings).