Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary)

མཆོད་རྟེན། 佛塔
(item no. 90507)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Stupa (Tibetan: cho ten) representing the eight great deeds of the Buddha Shakyamuni. (See the Stupa Main Page and Outline Page).

Sanskrit: Chaitya Tibetan: Chor ten

Jeff Watt 5-2000

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