Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Arhat/Sthavira (Buddhist Elder) - 16 Elders: Rahula

གནས་བརྟན། 罗汉
(item no. 90512)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Uncertain
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Arhat

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Five Arhats, Elders (Tibetan: ne ten): at the center is the Arhat Rahula surrounded by four others each holding their own hand objects and displaying mudras (hand gestures). At the top center is the Buddha Akshobhya. At the bottom right is the Direction King Virupaksha.

Jeff Watt 5-2000

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