Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shakyamuni Buddha

ཤཱཀྱ་ཐུབ་པ། 释迦牟尼佛
(item no. 91085)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Uncertain
Size 66.04x45.72cm (26x18in)
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 meditational deities and protectors, bordered by two rows of stupas, funerary mounds - symbols of enlightenment.

Jeff Watt 10-2000

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