Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - 16 Elders: Chudapantaka

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 129)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Uncertain
Size 99.06x57.15cm (39x22.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# c2003.50.3
Painting School Karma Gardri
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Chudapantaka, the Elder (Tibetan: ne ten, lam tran ten, Sanskrit: Sthavira Chudapantaka): the 11th arhat from the set of 16 great arhats.

"On Vulture Peak Mountain is the noble elder Chudapantaka, surrounded by 1,600 arhats; homage to the One with the two hands placed in meditation." (Sakya liturgical text).

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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