ABR 015
15th century
Gilt Copper
Height: 29 cm

Key landmark of Buddhism, the stupa is a reliquary. In Tibet, stupas are usually built in groups of eight, each stupa being related to one of the eight important...

ABS 076
15th century
Inlaid gilt copper
Height: 30,5 cm

Manjughosa – The Gentle Voiced One, is one of the five forms of bodhisattva Mañjuśrī. He  embodies the knowledge (prajna) of all the Buddhas. He sits in...

ABP 049
19th century
Ink and pigment on cotton
Dimensions: 87 x 67 cm

Prajnaparamita embodies the perfection (paramita) of knowledge (prajna). Golden in colour, she carries her two essential attributes: the...

ABS 152
Khasa Malla Kingdom
13th – 14th century
Gilt Copper
Height: 12,2 cm

Bodhisattva Vajrapani represents the strength and the power of all the Buddhas. In his right hand he holds a vajra and in his left, a bell...

ABS 176
North-West India
6th - 7th century
Height: 14,5 cm

The bodhisattva Avalokitesvara embodies the compassion of all the Buddhas. Together with Tara he is the most popular divinity in Tibet, where he is...

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