Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Shakyamuni

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 175)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Size 55.88x40.64cm (22x16in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Red Background on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1995.18.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One, Sage of the Shakya Clan) accompanied by the two principal disciples Shariputra and Maudgalyayana and the early lineage of teachers of the Sakya Lamdre transmission.

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

Numbered List:
1. Shakyamuni Buddha
2. Shariputra
3. Maudgalyayana
4. Vajradhara
5. Nairatmya
6. Virupa
7. Kanha
8. Damarupa
9. Avadhutipa
10. Sachen Kunga Nyingpo
11. Bodhisattva figure
12. Bodhisattva figure

Jeff Watt 2-2001

Secondary Images
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Shakyamuni Buddha: Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 6
Painting Type: Red Background
Shakyamuni Buddha: Arhat Sets
Subject: Suspect Art Page
Collection: Christies New York (Painting. September 15, 2015)