need help to identify this lama statue

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need help to identify this lama statue

Postby lelopa » Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:50 pm

anybody here who knows who this lama could be?
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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby Will » Mon Oct 07, 2013 2:29 pm

Maybe Zong Rinpoche, he had such a beard.
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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby lelopa » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:12 pm

thanks for answering, but the hat suggests that this lama is a nyingmapa (or maybe kagyupa)
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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby KonchokZoepa » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:16 pm

to me it looks like a yellow hat.

http://buddhism.about.com/od/Schools-of ... elugpa.htm

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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby heart » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:19 pm

lelopa wrote:thanks for answering, but the hat suggests that this lama is a nyingmapa (or maybe kagyupa)


http://v7.tsemtulku.com/images/stories/ ... s/zong.jpg

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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby lelopa » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:48 pm

i have never ever seen a gelugpa with the three stripes-hat of (f.e.) a khenpo. Except H.H. Dalai Lama 14th
maybe it is him with another hat and w/o sun-glasses: :sage:
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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby lelopa » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:57 pm



Yes, maybe... i know this picture, but a wanna know for sure :smile:
i thought this statue is a copy of another older one and somebody knows
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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby Will » Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:52 pm

lelopa wrote:


Yes, maybe... i know this picture, but a wanna know for sure :smile:
i thought this statue is a copy of another older one and somebody knows


With the same hands position and plump upper lip, looks like the photo was the guide for the statue of the Khenpo.
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Re: need help to identify this lama statue

Postby lelopa » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:08 pm

Will wrote:
lelopa wrote:


Yes, maybe... i know this picture, but a wanna know for sure :smile:
i thought this statue is a copy of another older one and somebody knows


With the same hands position and plump upper lip, looks like the photo was the guide for the statue of the Khenpo.



the upper lip is not so plump when you see the statue... it is a mustache -the under lip is a little plumper.
but i think you're right anyway.
but mostly the chinese manufacturers (i think it is chinese)copy statues, or make it from old thangkas, or photographs of it...
i never saw any statues of a recent lama, or even a living one....

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