Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Prajnaparamita (Buddhist Deity) - Yellow (4 hands)

ཤེ་རབ་ཀྱི་ཕ་རོལ་ཏུ་ཕྱིན་པ། ནང་ལྷ། 般若波罗蜜多(佛教本尊)
(item no. 74306)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Buddhist
Size 71.80cm (28.27in) high
Material Wood
Collection The British Museum
Catalogue # 1973.5-14.1, Brooke Sewell Fund
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Prajnaparamita surrounded by bodhisattvas and lama figures.

Jeff Watt 1-2004

M.M. Rhie and R.A.F. Thurman, Wisdom and compassion: the sacred art of Tibet (London, Thames and Hudson, 1996), p. 314-315

W. Zwalf (ed.), Buddhism: art and faith (London, The British Museum Press, 1985), p. 137, no. 190

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