Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Manjushri (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Arapachana

འཇམ་དཔལ་དབྱངས། 文殊师利菩萨
(item no. 65662)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Manjushri, Arapachana: from a set of seven paintings depicting the origin and biography of the bodhisattva Manjushri.

A set of all seven is found in the Qing Court collection, Imperial Palace, Beijing, China.

Jeff Watt 6-2006

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: There are small inscriptions beneath the narrative vignettes.

Secondary Images
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Painting Style: Qianlong Period Painting Style
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Buddhist Deity: Manjushri, Arapachana (Main Page)
Subject: Narrative Sets, Central Figure
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