Himalayan Art Resources

Painting Set: Panchen Lama (AMNH)

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The Panchen Lamas, closely associated with the Dalai Lamas, are a line of successively re-incarnating teachers in Tibetan Buddhism. The first Panchen Lama was the teacher of the 5th Dalai Lama. The principal monastic seat is the Monastery of Tashi Lhunpo near Shigatse in Tsang Province, Tibet.