Tags » 7th Century

Swat Valley, Avalokiteshvara and attendants

The bodhisattva of wisdom is identified through the lotus he is holding in his left hand, the way he holds his right hand open, and the small effigy of buddha Amitabha in his headdress. 72 more words

Buddhist Sculpture

Swat Valley, 7th c. sitting Avalokiteshvara

Avalokiteshvara Padmapani, a long-stemmed lotus in his left hand and Amitabha in his headdress, is sitting on cushion over a seat decorated with incised triangles, itself resting on a lotus flower, very similar to another two published in a previous post and also labelled as 7th century. 38 more words

Buddhist Sculpture