Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Amitayus Buddha - Amitayus

སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། - སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛 - 无量寿佛 Immeasurable Life
(item no. 87228)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
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

Alternate Names: Aparimitayurjñana

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

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 a pureland.

Amitayus Tibetan: Tse pag me

Jeff Watt 4-2001

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Buddhist Deity: Amitayus Buddha (Aparimitāyurjñāna, 无量寿佛, སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད།)
Collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston