Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Amitabha Buddha - Pureland (Sukhavati)

སངས་རྒྱས་འོད་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛
(item no. 86458)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Amitabha Buddha in the pure realm of Sukhavati. (See the image and documentation on the Met website). This painting is from East Tibet and the work of the renowned artist Trehor Namkha Gyan.

Jeff Watt 8-2014

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Amitabha Buddha, 阿弥陀佛, འོད་དཔག་མེད། (Painting Masterworks)
Buddhist Deity: Amitabha Buddha Main Page (阿弥陀佛 / འོད་དཔག་མེད།)
Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Painting)
Painting Tradition: Kandze Valley & Trehor Namka Gyan
Artist: Trehor Namkha Gyan (Sukhavati Pureland) & Atelier