Marpa 9" x 12"
- original, hand-painted
- painted area 9" x 12", entire thangka 21" x 29"
- traditional brocade border
Marpa Chokyi Lodro (1012-1096) is the first Tibetan lineage-master of the Dakpo Kagyu Lineage. He was a wealthy landowner and farmer who used his wealth to finance his three journeys to India and Nepal in search of the Dharma. His main teachers were Naropa and Maitripa although in Marpa's biography it is said that he had a 108 important teachers. Among Marpa's most important successors are Ngokton Choku Dorje and Milarepa.