The Pure Land of Buddha Amitabha

paint and gold on textile; original silk brocade mounting
Tibet, 19th cent.
size: 61 x 44,5 cm; total 96 x 72 cm.

In the centre of the paradise Sukhavati sits Buddha Amitabha, surrounded by buddhas and bodhisattvas in their palaces. Below the mortal souls, especially monks of course, gathering for acceptence in the Paradise. Very fine painting!

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