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Title
Sculpted rock: Figure of Vajrapāni: God Sakra
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
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
Sculpted rock, figure of Vajrapāni as God Sakra. It is to the right of Maithriya Bodhisatthva. Figure holds his symbol in his right hand--a vajra--thunderbolt--in quartz implement in the ancient style and similar to those of statues in countries practicing Mahāyāna Buddhism.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00050.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/129
Subject
Sculpture
Vajrapāṇi, Bodhisattva
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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