Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Medicine Buddha - Retinue Figure

སངས་རྒྱས་སྨན་ལྷ། 药师佛
(item no. 60641)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Medicine Buddha retinue figure. In the Northern direction, Neche, smokey-coloured and holding a sword in the right hand and a mongoose in the left. He is the sixth of the twelve Yaksha Generals in the Medicine Buddha mandala.

Jeff Watt 3-2015

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