|Date Range||1700 - 1799|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
Angaja the Elder (Tibetan: ne ten, yan lag Jung, Sanskrit: Sthavira Angaja): the 1st Elder from the set of 16 great Elders (arhat), from a set of twenty-three paintings depicting Shakyamuni Buddha and the Sixteen Elders (arhats).
"On the great snow mountain of Kailash is the noble elder Angaja, surrounded by 1,300 arhats; homage to the One holding an incense bowl and fly whisk." (Sakya liturgical verse).
Jeff Watt 2-2016