Item: Amitabha/Amitayus Buddha - Pureland (Sukhavati)

སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛
(item no. 118)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 68.58x48.26cm (27x19in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.21.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Amitabha, Buddha (Tibetan: o pag me, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One of Immeasurable Light). Seated in the pureland of Sukhavati, he is surrounded by the Eight Great Bodhisattvas. Various buddhas fill the back and foregrounds.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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