Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Medicine Buddha - Retinue Buddha

སངས་རྒྱས་སྨན་ལྷ། 药师佛
(item no. 15413)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Ashokattamshri (bde gshegs mya ngan med pa'i dpal): from the group of Eight Medicine Buddhas. This painting belongs to a set of compositions depicting all eight buddhas. (See Medicine Buddha Main Page and the List of Mandala Deities).

Jeff Watt 1-2013

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Buddhist Deity: Medicine Buddha Main Page
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