Himalayan Art Resources

Incarnation Lineage: Dalai Lama Previous Births

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Prior to the first Dalai Lama there were six principal pre-incarnations commonly represented in art. For images of all of the incarnations see the Kadam Legbam.
1. Padmapani Avalokiteshvara
2. Konchog Bang
3. Songtsen Gampo
4. Dromton Gyalwai Jungne (1005-1064) Biographical details
5. Sachen Kunga Nyingpo (1092-1158) Biographical details
6. Chogyal Pagpa (1235-1280) Biographical details