ARTEFACTS

Unidentified Teacher

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  • Thangka
  • 19th century
  • Pigment on cotton
  • Height: 59 cm / Width: 36 cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Hans Leder, Inv. Nr.: 3547
  • Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig
  • © Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig/ ÖAW
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An unidentified Geluk hierarch resides on a beautifully embellished throne in the middle of this coloured print. He is accompanied by Manjushri and an Indian pundit, perhaps Nagarjuna, in the upper part of this image and three guardians of the Buddhist faifth, namely possibly Gyelchen Karma thinley (Tib. Rgyal chen Karma ’phrin las) (middle), Brahma (left) and Garwa nagpo (Tib. Mgar ba nag po) (right) in the lower part.
© Olaf Czaja
Unidentified Teacher
/ Mongolia / 19th century / Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig / © Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig/ ÖAW

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