Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha - Shakyamuni

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 90508)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Uncertain
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye, English: the Enlightened One of the Shakya Clan) accompanied by two standing bodhisattvas, the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara and Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava above. A host of identical buddhas surround the central figures.

Jeff Watt 5-2000

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