Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Amitabha Buddha - Pureland (Sukhavati)

སངས་རྒྱས་འོད་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛
(item no. 121)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Nyingma
Size 101.60x88.90cm (40x35in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Raised Gold, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# c2003.50.2
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): surrounded by bodhisattvas and attendants, seated on a peacock throne.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

Reverse of Painting
Wylie Transliteration of Inscription:

Secondary Images
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