Himalayan Art Resources

Painting Set: Avadana (Shechen Archives)

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The one hundred and eight stories are based on the Leaves of the Heaven Tree a text composed by the Kashmiri poet Kshemendra (11th century). That text in turn is based on the Avadana stories from the Buddhist Pali canon of authoritative Buddhist scripture.

Other Sets of Avadana Paintings:
Brooklyn Museum | Miscellaneous | Norbulingka Institute | Shechen Archives | Situ Panchen | Tibet House, India | Tibetan Painted Scrolls