Himalayan Art Resources

Teacher: Milarepa (Life Story Paintings & Sets)

Milarepa Religious Context

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description (below)
- Masterwork Sets
- Single Composition
- Set 1 (Chamdo)
- Set 2 (Kham)
- Set 3 (Chamdo)
- Set 4 (Chamdo/Lhatog)
- Set 5 (Chamdo/Lhatog)
- Set 6 (Ladakh following the Chamdo/Lhatog composition)
- Set 7 (Kham)
- Set 8 (Kham)
- Set 9 (Palpung style)
- Set 10 (Chamdo)
- Set 11 (Mongolia)
- Illuminations (Central Tibet)
- Confusions
- Others...

Videos:
- Milarepa: Yogi of Tibet
- Milarepa: Life Story Paintings
- Milarepa-like Figures

Painting Sets Comparison:
- Sets 4, 5 & 6

The images below are from many different Milarepa painting sets. It is not known how many paintings in total would be in any given set. The Stockholm set, one of only two complete sets known to exist, is a set of 19 paintings.

Jeff Watt [updated 3-2020]

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).