Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Akshobhya Buddha - (Sambhogakaya Ornaments)

མི་འཁྲུགས་པ། 不动如来
(item no. 89123)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Size 79x63cm (31.10x24.80in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton
Collection Publication: Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Akshobhya Buddha.

"Arising in the eastern direction is Akshobhya on an elephant, lotus and moon throne; with a body blue in colour the right hand is placed in the mudra of pressing down." (Dragpa Gyaltsen, 1147-1216).

Jeff Watt [updated 6-2019]

Tibetan Paintings by Hugo E. Kreijger (list of image plates)

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