Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary) - Baudhanath

མཆོད་རྟེན། 佛塔
(item no. 77571)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Size 98x59cm (38.58x23.23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Royal Ontario Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Baudanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal.

At the top center is Amitabha Buddha with Chaturbhuja Avalokiteshvara at the lower left and Padmasambhava at the lower right.

At the top right corner is the 9th Tai Situ, Pema Nyingche Wangpo (1774-1853). Below that is Trulku Tendzin Norbu. At the top left is Rigdzin Tsewang Norbu. Below that is Ngagchang Shakya Zangpo.

Jeff Watt 3-2008

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