Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Amitabha/Amitayus Buddha

སངས་རྒྱས་འོད་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛
(item no. 87228)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Uncertain
Size 137.20x114.30cm (54.02x45in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue # acc.# 67.828, Gift of John Goelet
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Amitayus, Buddha (Tibetan: tse pag me, sang gye. English: the Enlightened One of Immeasurable Life). Red in colour, with one face and two hands in the meditation mudra (gesture) he holds a long-life vase in the lap; seated in the pureland of Sukhavati.

Amitayus Tibetan: Tse pag me

Jeff Watt 4-2001

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