Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 69617)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Catalogue # S1997.28
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One, Sage of the Shakya Clan) founder of Buddhism in the 6th century B.C.

Sanskrit: Buddha Shakyamuni Tibetan: Sang gye sha kya tu pa

Jeff Watt 2-2001

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Artist: Sonam Gyaltsen & Atelier (Sculpture)
Collection of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution