Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Akshobhya Buddha

མི་འཁྲུགས་པ། 不动如来
(item no. 57398)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Buddhist
Size 21cm (8.27in) high
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Akshobhya Buddha.

"Arising in the eastern direction is Akshobhya on an elephant, lotus and moon throne; with a body blue in colour the right hand is placed in the mudra of pressing down." (Dragpa Gyaltsen, 1147-1216).

Jeff Watt [updated 6-2019]

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