Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 91066)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Uncertain
Size 71.12x50.80cm (28x20in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Shakyamuni, Buddha (Tibetan: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the Sage of the Shakya Clan, the Enlightened One): surrounded by the 16 Great Arhats, the buddha Amitabha above, and the four Guardian Kings below; Vaishravana, Dhritarashtra, Virudhaka and Virupaksha.

Jeff Watt 10-2000

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