Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Shakyamuni

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 13)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug
Size 76.20x58.42cm (30x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1997.1.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Shakyamuni Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One, Sage of the Shakya Clan) together with Shariputra and Maudgalyayana standing at the sides.

Sanskrit: Buddha Shakyamuni Tibetan: Sang gye sha kya tu pa

Jeff Watt 2-2002

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