This Shakyamuni Buddha thangka was beautifully completed by our best Nepali artist. Therefore, it meets the high standards of traditional Tibetan art. The Nepali thangka painters have been the first choice of the Tibetan monasteries for many centuries. As a result, when you purchase this Shakyamuni Buddha thangka you can rest assured it is high quality.
Shakyamuni Buddha is depicted in the center sitting in full lotus pose on a single lotus pedestal. Additionally, he is displaying both the traditional Bhumisparsha mudra and also the Dhyana mudra. He is painted with the markings of a Buddha including the ushnisha top knot, third eye of wisdom, three neck lines and elongated ear lobes.
Shakyamuni Buddha is depicted in a golden robe and he holds the alms bowl of a Buddhist monk in the palm of his left hand. Additionally, he is surrounded by the verdant landscape of a special land. Depicted in the clouds above Shakyamuni Buddha are the Five Wisdom Tathagatas. The “Dhyani Buddhas” are seated and displaying their traditional mudras. Additionally, beneath Shakyamuni Buddha are two standing Arahants who were his trusted disciples.
Our Shakyamuni Buddha thangka depicts the most venerable Buddhist figure. He is held in the highest regard by all the major schools of Buddhism. Click here to learn more about Shakyamuni Buddha.