University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 51-41-9
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhism
Provenience: East Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Iconography:Bhaisajyaguru Buddha
Suryaprabha
Chandraprabha
The Seven Buddhas of Medicine
Tsongkhapa
Lama
Attendants
Manjusri
Avalokitesvara
Deva
Brahma
Indra
Vajrapani
Yaksa
Jewel-Spitting Mongoose
Credit Line:Gift of Schuyler V. R. Cammann, 1951

Description

Painting of Bhaisajyaguru, Medicine Buddha, with his associated deities of Suryaprabha, Chandraprabha and the 7 Buddhas of Medicine. Also represented are Tsongkhapa and his two attendants, two high lama incarnations. Below the throne is Manjusri, Avalokitesvara, Vajrapani in demon form, 12 Yaksa (each holding a mongoose spewing jewels), 4 Deva Kings, Brahma and Indra.


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