Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Amitayus Buddha - Amitayus

སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། - སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། 无量寿佛 - 无量寿佛 Immeasurable Life
(item no. 979)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Uncertain
Size 33.02x29.85cm (13x11.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.16.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Alternate Names: Aparimitayurjñana

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Speech-Amitayus (Tibetan: sung, tse pag me): the 4th mandala in the set of 12 mandalas according to the Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Tantra. This painting belongs to a set of twelve compositions. Only one other from the set is currently known.

Jeff Watt 1-2003

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Mandala: Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
Buddhist Deity: Amitayus Buddha (Aparimitāyurjñāna, 无量寿佛, སངས་རྒྱས་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད།)
Buddhist Deity: Sarvavid, Parishodhana Tantra
Painting Set: Vajravali (RMA, Tamashige)
Buddhist Deity: Amitabha, Speech (Sarvadurgati Tantra)
Painting Set: Vajravali (RMA, Tamashige)
Buddhist Deity: Amitayus Buddha (Mandala)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Mandala