Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vairochana Buddha - (Sambhogakaya Ornaments)

ཀུན་རིག་རྣམ་པར་སྣང་མཛད། 普明大日如来(佛教本尊)
(item no. 101330)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1100 - 1199
Lineages Kagyu and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection The Cleveland Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vairochana Buddha. Note the small Pagmodrubpa figure on the crown of the head. Circa 1170.

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Thematic Sets
Subject: Five Buddhas (Early Painting Sets)
Painting Style: Indian (11th to 13th century)