Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 30544)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha with the two principal disciples Shariputra on the viewer's left and Maudgalyayana standing on the viewer's right. Above and below are the Five Pancha Raksha Goddesses, each with multiple heads and arms. The Pancha Raksha figure in the top right corner is in a wrathful appearance.

Jeff Watt 1-2014

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