Unidentified Kagyü monastic master
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ABS 008

 Code: ABS 008

  Country: Tibet (central)

  Style:

  Date: 1350 - 1450

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 14 x 23.2 x 11.9

  Materials: Brass

Unidentified Tibetan teacher of the ’Brug pa bKa’ brgyud (Drugpa Kagyü) tradition 

The Unidentified Tibetan monk is seated in the diamond attitude (vajraparyankasana). He has the right hand lifted in the gesture of argumentation (vitarka-mudra) and holds in the left hand resting on the lap the long life vase (kalasa). He is clad in an array of monastic garments decorated with geometric patterns and wears a cap of the Karma bKa’ brgyud («karma kagyü») order.