Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Medicine Buddha - Retinue Figure

སངས་རྒྱས་སྨན་ལྷ། 药师佛
(item no. 12845)
Lineages Buddhist
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Ishana, a god of the Indian pantheon who is also a retinue figure in the Fifty-one Deity Mandala of the Medicine Buddha. This figure belongs to a full set of sculpture depicting the entire Medicine Buddha mandala.

34 (9). North-east, Ishana, white, holding a trident, riding a buffalo. (See list of mandala figures).

Jeff Watt 8-2014

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