The Indian Buddhist Iconography

by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya | 1958 | ISBN-10: 8173053138 | ISBN-13: 9788173053139

This page contains an iconography image of Amitabha and represents figure 19 of the book Indian Buddhist Iconography, based on extracts of the Sadhanamala English translation. These plates and illustrations represent either photographs of sculptures or line-drawing reproductions of paintings or other representations of Buddhist artwork.

Figure 19 - Amitābha

Different Mudras
Figure 19: Amitābha

Images, sculptures, paintings and drawings of this description are found in all Buddhist countries including India, Tibet and China. One miniature painting of the Dhyāni Buddha is reproduced in Fig. 19. Besides the two-armed form various other forms are known of this and other Dhyāni Buddhas. It may be remembered here that all the five miniatures reproduced here belong to the collection of Dr. Evans-Wentz.

Credits of figure 19 (Amitābha) goes to Professor W. Y. Evans-Wentz (private collection).