Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Buddha-Like Figures (Other Traditions)

Buddha-Like Figures (Other Traditions) | Buddha Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Buddha-like Figures Description (below)
- Tritsug Gyalwa, Tonpa Shenrab, Bon Religion
- Buddha (Vishnu Avatar), Vaishnava Religion
- Jina, Jain Religion
- Confusions
- Others....

Non-Buddhist Religious Figures with Buddha-Like Appearance (characteristics): all of the figures below have some characteristics shared with the Buddha form. The principal Buddha characteristics that they all have in common are the ushnisha on the crown of the head, long ears, dot between the eyes, and three lines under the neck.

(The images below are only a small sample selected from the links above).

Jeff Watt 6-2016 [updated 7-2018]