Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Amitabha Buddha - Pureland (Sukhavati)

སངས་རྒྱས་འོད་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛
(item no. 701)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Size 73.66x53.34cm (29x21in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1998.14.6
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Amitabha, Buddha (Tibetan: o pag me, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One of Immeasurable Light) residing in the pureland of Sukhavati with the 8 great bodhisattvas seated at the sides.

Jeff Watt 2-2001

Secondary Images
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Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 7
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