Dharmapala Thangka CentreSchool of Thangka Painting

1.38 Buddha & Disciples [4]

Shariputra and Maudgalyayana

Full  View Detail 1 Detail 2 Detail 3: Makara Detail 4: Garuda between two Naga water deities Detail 5: Makara Detail 6: Gnome on a goat Detail 7: Snow Lion Detail 8: Buddha's disciple Shariputra Detail 9: Two Snow Lions Detail 10: Five sense offer Detail 11: Buddhas disciple Maudgalyayana Detail 12: Snow Lion Detail 13: Gnome on a goat Detail 13: Elephant Detail 14: Elephant

Tibetan paintings of Buddha Shakyamuni typically show him attented by his two favourite disciples, Shariputra and Maudgalyayana [like this Thangka in the lower part].

Furthermore the Chinese queen listening to the Buddhas teach is depicted at the bottom of the painting.

Buddha Shakyamuni is sitting on his extraordinary lotus throne carried by two snow lions.

Further more are depicted:
- One Garuda [eagle of wisdom] on top
- Furthermore at the left and right hand side:
- Two Makaras [beings, combined between fish, sea-elephant and crokodile]
- Two gnomes riding goats
- Two snow lions and
- Two elephants [below]

Measurements: 19.7 x 27.6" | 50 x 70 cm cm
Price: on request
Shipment: Parcel Service from Germany or Nepal
Color: Color Version
Material: Natural Stonecolors
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