Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Life Story

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 102247)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Kagyu and Buddhist
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One, Sage of the Shakya Clan) surrounded by life story vignettes from a set of five paintings.

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

Jeff Watt 3-2012

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Painting Style: Palpung Monastery
Collection of Shechen Archives: Gallery II
Painting Set: Shakyamuni Buddha Life-Story (Palpung)
Painting Style: Palpung Monastery (Masterworks)
Painting Style: Palpung - Peaceful & Semi-Peaceful Deities
Subject: Greyscale - Figurative & General Composition