Sino Tibetan Bronze Tsongkhapa, Circa 1800

Sino Tibetan bronze

Sino Tibetan bronze depicting Tsongkhapa, high 24 cm. Circa 1800.

Tsongkhapa (“The man from Tsongkha”, 1357–1419), usually taken to mean “the Man from Onion Valley”, born in Amdo, was a famous teacher of Tibetan Buddhism whose activities led to the formation of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism.

 

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