Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo

14th century

Rubin Museum of Art

Rubin Museum of Art
New York, United States

Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170) was one of the three principal students of Gampopa, the founder of the Pagdru Kagyu School. Eight of his students went on to found eight further schools; Drigung, Taglung, Drugpa, Yamzang, Tropu, Martsang, Yelpa and the Shugseb. These became known as the Eight Smaller Schools of the Kagyu Tradition.

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  • Title: Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo
  • Date: 14th century
  • Date Created: 14th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 15 7/8 x 13 in.
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Rubin Museum of Art, C2002.24.3
  • Medium: Pigments on cloth
  • Place of Creation: Tibet
  • Exhibition History: Rubin Museum of Art, "Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection" (01/25/12 - 01/14/13), Rubin Museum of Art, "Stable as a Mountain: Gurus in Himalayan Art" (03/13/09 - 07/13/09)