|Origin Location||Himalayan Region|
|Date Range||1300 - 1399|
|Collection||Rubin Museum of Art|
Abhijnana Buddha (Tibetan Wylie: mngon mkhyen rgyal po. Ngon Kyen Gyalpo): belonging to the retinue and mandala of Medicine Buddha. He is red in colour with the right hand in the gesture of generosity and the left in meditation.
Along the bottom, starting on the viewer's left, is Yaksha [33 (8)], yellow, holding a mongoose, and riding a horse, Ishana [34 (9)], white, holding a trident, and riding a buffalo, Bhudevi [35 (10]), yellow, holding a vase, and riding a sow. The four figures on the right side of the register are the Kings of the Four Directions: Vaishravana, Virupaksha, Virudhaka and Dhritarashtra [48-51].
Jeff Watt 8-2009