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Sakaymuni (Thangka)

Abstract

Ground mineral pigment on cotton, silk, 38 (L) x 23-1/2 (W) inches. The historical Buddha Shakyamuni is depicted here on a lotus throne performing the bhumisparasa (earth-touching) gesture. He is flanked by elephants and a pair of mahasiddhas. Above are the 7th Dalai Lama (Lozang Kalzang), Vajradhara, Amitayus, Akshobhya Savavid and Rajapani. Below are the 3 gods of wealth: Jambhala, Mahasuvarna Vaishravana, and Black Jambhala. In front of the Buddha are two disciples.

Note

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Administrative Notes

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Copyright
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Publisher
Depauw University
PID
coccc:25245