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Buddha in Wholesome Karmic Clay

618-907

Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

This statue is made of pottery clay and the ashes of monks. This Buddha image has a nimbus and sits upright under a canopy and on a lotus. The Buddha has a solemn appearance, wide shoulders and thin waist. Flanking the Buddha are Bodhisattvas standing gracefully on lotus stands in tribhanga postures, holding a pearl in one hand and a bottle of purified water in another. The seven Buddha images above the central Buddha figure should be the Seven Buddhas of the Past.

Details

  • Title: Buddha in Wholesome Karmic Clay
  • Date Created: 618-907
  • Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 18cm
  • Type: Photograph
  • Medium: Clay and Ashes of Eminent Monks

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