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Title
Buddist statue; Sahampath Brahmā: Manju Sri Bodhisattva
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
The damaged statue at left may represent Sahampath Brahmā, the most senior of the Brahmās (deities) that visited the Buddha after his Enlightenment. It could also be of Manju Sri Bodhisattva. Upper torso and head with relatively simple headdress; hands in ahvana mudrā.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00017.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/115
Subject
Statues
Sculpture
Time Period
Circa 9th century CE
Place
Buduruwagala
Monerāgala District, near Wellawāya
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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