Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 48351)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection John & Karina Stewart
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha with Manjushri and Avalokiteshvara standing at the sides. The upper register depicts seven Buddhas and Prajnaparamita. Along with Shakyamuni Buddha these figures are all counted as the Eight Medicine Buddha brothers.

Jeff Watt 8-2011

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Subject: Torana, Shakyamuni Buddha (Early Animal Depictions)
Shakyamuni Buddha: Early Paintings
Collection: John & Karina Stewart (Painting)