Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Medicine Buddha

སངས་རྒྱས་སྨན་ལྷ། 药师佛
(item no. 31218)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Medicine Buddha and the Fifty-one Deities belonging to the Medicine Buddha Mandala arranged in registers. The composition itself is not a mandala however all of the deities of the mandala are represented in a descending hierarchy from the top register down.

Jeff Watt 2-2014

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