Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - (Attendant) Dharmata

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 65101)
Origin Location China
Lineages Buddhist
Size 58.42x45.72cm (23x18in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #C2002.16.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Dharmata, the upasaka (Tibetan: ge nyen dhar ma ta) of Central Asian or Chinese origin - the layman attendant to the 16 Great Arhats.

Tibetan: Ge nyen dhar ma ta

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Arhats: Single Main Figure
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Main Page (Gallery 1)
Arhat: Dharmata (Attendant) Main Page
Painting Style: Chinese
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Arhat/Sthavira
Painting Set: Arhat Set XVII