Thangka of the Historical Buddha card

Thangka of the Historical Buddha

1966.363
Painting on canvas with brocade silk border. Eastern Tibetan style thangka of Buddha Shakyamuni seated in centre with hand in bhumisparsha (moment of enlightenment, touching the earth) painted in a golden colour, with begging bowl. In top left there is the Buddha with hands in dhyana mudra and top right the Buddha is shown with hands in dharmachakra mudra.