Close looking reveals an extraordinary technical feat: all the pictorial elements are delineated in Chinese characters.
Maitreya (Chinese, Mi-le) the Buddha of the Future.
It expresses true suchness.
Unlocking the complex world of Himalayan Buddhism.
Shakyamuni Buddha, the Right Hand in Abhaya Mudra, the Left Hand Holding a Jewel, Chinese, late 6th century.
It is not necessary to limit oneself to one style. Dai Benxiao
Pointing at the moon, looking at the moon, I’m just an old traveler along the way.
Seated Bodhisattva with one leg pendent. Japan, Asuka or Nara Period dated 606 or 666.