Crown of five Buddhas /chod pan card

Crown of five Buddhas /chod pan

1962.335.16

On display

A crown of the five Dhyani Buddhas. Each of the five painted card panels depict one of the five Celestial Buddhas – Amitabha, Vairochana, Akshobhya, Ratnasambhava and Amoghasiddhi seated on a lotus throne. The panels are shrine shaped, bound at base with cotton ground red damask, back lined with red cotton cloth - both these are repairs, in place of original silk. Panels covered with fine yellow damask, padded on stiff backing.