Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Teacher (Lama) - Namka Dorje

བླ་མ། 喇嘛
(item no. 430)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Kagyu, Drukpa (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Size 55.25x38.74cm (21.75x15.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1998.2.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Namka Dorje, Dorje Dzinpa (1486-1553): an important Kagyu teacher of the Bara lineage.

Biographical Details

Jeff Watt 8-2003

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery VII
Tradition: Kagyu Teachers (Paintings)
Teacher: Namka Dorje
Subject: Protector Deities, Tibetan (Prior to 17th Century)