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.
One is the Bodhisattva of the Great Path, The other the Patriarch of the Great Buddha. What evidence is there?
This last of the four Southern Song Academy masters is shown as providing a bridge between that tradition and the new kind of painting associated with Chan (Zen) Buddhism: why it was preserved almost entirely in Japan and scarcely at all in China. Film 72 minutes
At first glance this sculpture appears to represent the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara but is in fact Vajrasattva.
This painted cover for a palm-leaf manuscript belongs to the Pala- Nepalese tradition. It comes from a palm-leaf edition of the Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita Sutra (“Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Verses”).