Keywords: nirvana

12 objects
F1982.2

Sutra of the Great Demise (Mahaparinirvana Sutra) in standard script

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Sutra written in standard script on nine pieces of paper with eight seams. The standard length of each sheet is about 19 3/8″ with 29 lines of text; the first and 9th pieces of paper are much shorter. The scroll is not in its original unmounted state. It was mounted in recent times in a …

F2000.4

The Qianlong Emperor as Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom

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The painting is arranged with Qianlong at the center of a symbolic universe. The landscape background is filled with auspicious clouds and the mountain is the five-peaked Wutaishan (sacred mountain in China). He is seated on a lion-guarded dais that is supported on a lotus blossom. The throne rises from an azurite pond with two …