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The Fifth Dalai Lama

The Fifth Dalai Lama Ngawang Lobzang Gyatso (1617–1682) with Previous Incarnations, 18th century, pigments on cloth, 27 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches (Rubin Museum of Art, New York) Rubin Museum senior curator Dr. Karl Debreczeny and Dr. Beth Harris of Smarthistory explore a painting of the Fifth Dalai Lama. Get a detailed look at the artwork and learn about the significance of the Fifth Dalai Lama in Tibetan Buddhism. Created by Smarthistory.

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