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A woodblock print on paper; the block was quite worn when the print was made, resulting in an impression of poor quality.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Padmasambhava in Yabyum (Divine Union)
20th century
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1973/1.808B

Indonesian
Four-Armed Esoteric Deity, probably Avalokitesvara
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
2005/2.77

Indonesian
Vairocana Buddha, Seated in the Mudra of the Union of Six Elements
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
2005/2.78
A molded and incised relief sculpture of four seated Buddhas, on a dais with floral rosette motifs.
Khmer (Khmer (general))
Four seated Buddhas, in dhyana mudra
12th century
Gift of Michele Caplan
2000/2.152

Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
An imaginary portrait of the Tibetan monk and scholar Go Lotsawa (1392–1481)
1700 – 1899
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.347
A portable painting done in ink and gouache on loose-weave, primed cotton, surround by two strips of fabric. This painting has suffered greatly from water damage, running the pigments together.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Yungdron Dorje Pal (1284–1365) subduing a wrathful demon while attended by a meditation deity, Mahakala and other monks.
1700 – 1750
Gift of Mrs. Josselyn Van Tyne
1973/1.719
A 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a simple wooden stick) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. A small metal weight, attached to one one side of the drum with a cord, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist. The drum in his case is of hammered metal, with incised patterns of Buddhist auspicious symbols.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.423
An example of a 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a wooden stick, with simple incised line designs) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. Here the drum is elaboratedly decorated with rows of inset turquoise stones, as well as a row of Sanskit letters in bone.  A small weight of bone attached to one one side of the drum with a metal chain, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.424
A miniature stupa, cast of bronze in several parts, consisting of a bell-shaped base; an inverted cone-shaped tower, capped by an "umbrella" with pendant, fringe-like decoration, inlaid with semi-percious stone, surmounted by a lotus bud. Atop the whole structure is a half-moon and sun disk motif, supported by intertwined ribbons and culminating in another lotus bud.
Kadampa Stupa
13th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/1.386

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Crown for Vairocana Buddha (J. Dainichi Nyorai)
17th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/2.59.2
A portable painting in mineral pigments and gold on a primed cotton ground; the painting is designed to be rolled up when not in use. The painting was folded at some time in its history, resulting in a loss of pigment along two vertical lines.
Pehar Gyalpo
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1980/2.211
A fragment of a horizontal scroll, which would originally have been rolled up and tucked inside a Tibetan prayer wheel, with the text of a prayer printed in red and black ink.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer scroll fragment, from a prayer wheel
18th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.13
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