Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Wheel of Life

སྲིད་པ་འཁོར་ལོ་བྲིས་ཐང་དང་ལྡེབས་རིས། 生死轮绘画和壁画
(item no. 70413)
Origin Location India
Date Range 400 - 499
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment
Collection The Huntington Archive at The Ohio State University
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Wheel of Life wall mural at Ajanta Cave complex in South India. It is the earliest known example of a Wheel of Life painting.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Wheel of Life: Masterworks
Wheel of Life Main Page
Wheel of Life: Five Sections (Paths)
Region: Indian Subcontinent