The 8th Tai Situ Lama with nine great teachers

This Karma Gadri style painting shows the 8th Tai Situ as a relatively young man, his hair still black. Depicted above is a lineage group of great religious teachers of the Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhist traditions: Vasubandhu, Nagarjuna, Gunaprabha, Padmasambhava, Chandrakirti, Maitripa, Naropa, the first Kalkin king of Shambhala, and Birupa.


Further reading

Jackson, David, A History of Tibetan Painting: The Great Tibetan Painters and their Traditions, Beitrage zur kultur - und Geisteschichte Asiens, 15; Denkschriften, 242 (Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1996), p. 278, illus. p. 278 fig. 143 & fig. 143A

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