Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Avadana (teaching stories)

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 65587)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Painting School Palpung / Situ
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Avadana Painting #15 (16th in the set if including the first painting of Shakyamuni Buddha).

Stories 67 through 71

67. Sangharakshita's Spiritual Journey.
68. Padmavati's Ordeal.
69. Consecration of the Dharma King.
70. The Arhat Madhyantika in Kashmir.
71. Shanavasika's Humility.

Jeff Watt 1-2016

Secondary Images
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Painting Set: Avadana Composition (Situ Panchen Design) Main Page
Painting Set: Avadana, Palpung Style (Rubin Set 2)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 4