University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Mandala
Object Number: 51-4-138
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Pigment
Silk
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Bhaisajyaguru Buddha
Eight Buddhas of Medicine
Tsongkhapa
Dalai Lama?
Yamantaka
Mahakala
Yama
Yami
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other NumberL-34 - Other Number

Description

Painting. Mandala of Bhaisajyaguru, Buddha of Medicine, in simplest form, showing Bhaisajyaguru surrounded by the 8 Buddhas of Medicine (one is himself repeated). Upper left: Tsongkhapa. Upper right: a Dalai Lama (?). Below: Yamantaka, Mahakala, and Yama with Yami.


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