Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Samantabhadra Buddha

ཀུན་ཏུ་བཟང་པོ། སངས་རྒྱས། 普贤佛
(item no. 82004)
Origin Location Bhutan
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Material Ground Mineral Pigment
Collection Francoise Pommaret - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Samanatabhadra (Tibetan: kun tu zang po. English: All Good) with consort. The primordial Buddha of the Nyingma School, surrounded by peaceful and wrathful deities.

Sanskrit: Samantabhadra Tibetan: Kun tu zang po

"Primordial Lord of unchanging light,
Central origin of all mandalas,
Possessing the ocean of knowledge and pristine awareness;
Homage to Samantabhadra Father-Mother!" (Nyingma liturgical verse).

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Thematic Sets
Tradition: Nyingma Deity Paintings
Subject: Guhyagarbha Tantra (Peaceful & Wrathful Deities)
Collection of Francoise Pommaret (photos)
Buddhist Deity: Samantabhadra Buddha Main Page
Region: Bhutan, Murals