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. 90004)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Nyingma
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Navin Kumar
Notes about the Central Figure

Alternate Names: Aparimitayurjñana

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Amitayus, Buddha (Tibetan: tse pa me, sang gye, English: the Buddha of Boundless Life). The enlightened one who bestows the blessing of long-life. Peaceful, red, with one face and two hands he holds a vase of long-life nectar in the lap. Various deities neatly arranged in rows surround the central figure.

Amitayus Tibetan: Tse pag me

Jeff Watt 4-2000

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