Explaining Lama Teacher Gyurme Dorje

Explaining Lama Teacher Gyurme Dorje

Was the founder of the . Gyurme Dorje was a prolific author and a revealer of hidden treasure who was accompanied by Lochen Dharmashri and Gyurme Gyatso.

The life of Gyurme Dorje

In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Gyurme Dorje. After this, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Gyurme Dorje itself.

Etymology of Gyurme Dorje

Gyurme Dorje is also known as a Scottish Tibetologist and . Gyurme Dorje who is also known as Terdag Lingpa.

Earlier, we learn about the life of Gyurme Dorje. Now, we are going to learn about the of the Gyurme Dorje.

Iconograpy of the Gyurme Dorje

In the iconography of the Gyurme Dorje, we will learn about his posture, hand, and leg gesture and different representation of Gyurme Dorje in and statue.

Posture of the Gyurme Dorje

Gyurme Dorje was stately in appearance who was with a kind face. Gyurme Dorje was having a beard and mustache showing signs of age with encroaching grey. Gyurme Dorje gazes forward with a slight tilt of the head.

The right hand of Gyurme Dorje is raised in the gesture of blessing with the thumb and index slightly touching betraying the shape of a vase with the three outstretched fingers imitating decorative peacock feathers. Resting in the lap the left-hand of Gyurme Dorje holds a square box representing a treasure casket, the vessel of Revealed Treasure. Gyurme Dorje was wearing predominantly white robes and a shirt of green and orange indicating his status as a householder.

Gyurme Dorje wears an orange cloak wrapped about the shoulders and lower body. Atop the head of the Gyurme Dorje, there is a blue hat edged with red and gold which is marked with a and moon emblem. Gyurme Dorje wears crowned with a golden half .

Gyurme Dorje’s Vajra was encircled by an aureola of green and pink and further framed by lotus blossoms and dark green foliage.  Gyurme Dorje was Seated atop a cushioned with a blue backrest draped with a white scarf. Gyurme Dorje sits before a table filled with personal objects, books, and a teacup.

Earlier, we learn about the life of Gyurme Dorje and Iconography of the Gyurme Dorje. Now, we are going to learn about depicting Teachwr Gyurme Dorje.

Depicting Lama Teacher Gyurme Dorje Thangka

The thangka of Gyurme Dorje is from . It was made in between 1600 – 1699 AD. Gyurme Dorje is from lineage. The base of the is Mineral Pigment on . Presently, this painting is in the .

By depicting this thangka, we will learn how Gyurme Dorje is presented with , two figures, Minling Lochen Dharmashri, and Pema Gyurme Gyatso, etc.

Padmasambhava

Padmasambhava is in the top center of the Gyurme Dorje in the thangka. Padmasambhava is in the ‘form of all the conquerors of the three . With the right, Padmasambhava was holding an upraised vajra.

And the left hand of Padmasambhava extended across the knee in a wrathful gesture.

Two Buddha figures

Two Buddha figures are in the upper right and left of the thangka.  Two Buddha figures are seated in the open sky encircled by spheres of radiant rainbow light.

Minling Lochen Dharmashri

Minling Lochen Dharmashri is in the bottom left of the thangka. The right hand of the Lochen Dharmashri held up in a gesture of blessing. And the left of Lochen Dharmashri is holding a folio book in the lap. He wears the robes of a and him lotus hat of the Nyingma tradition.

Pema Gyurme Gyatso

Pema Gyurme Gyatso is on the right side of the thangka. Pema Gyurme Gyatso has the heir to Mindroling and the son of Terdag Lingpa. In the right hand, he holds a stylus. And in the left a tablet for writing and he is wearing the robes of a monk a red Pandita hat.

Earlier, we learn about the life of Gyurme Dorje, Iconography of the Gyurme Dorje, and depicting Lama Teachwr Gyurme Dorje. Now, we are going to learn about Gyurme Dorje with Padmasambhava.

Gyurme Dorje with Padmasambhava Thangka

Gyurme Dorje with Padmasambhava is from Tibet. It is made in between 1800 – 1899 AD. Gyurme Dorje with Padmasambhava is from Nyingma and lineage. The size of the painting is 43.18×25.40cm. The base of the painting is MaterialGround Mineral Pigment on Cotton.

By depicting this thangka, we will learn about Gyurme Dorje.

Terdag Lingpa Gyurme Dorje surrounded by attendant figures with above. Gyurme Dorje was older in appearance. Gyurme Dorje was wearing the orange and red robes of a monk.

Gyurme Dorje holds a folio book with both hands in the lap. The head is crowned with hat in the tradition of Padmasambhava. Atop an ornate throne and backrest, he sits with the head ringed with a dark green aureola of light.

Earlier, we learn about the life of Gyurme Dorje, Iconography of the Gyurme Dorje, and depicting Lama Teachwr Gyurme Dorje. And finally, we learn about Gyurme Dorje with Padmasambhava.

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