The Indian Buddhist Iconography

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

This page contains an iconography image of Bodhisattva Ratnapani and represents figure 54 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 54 - Bodhisattva Ratnapāṇi

Ratnapani
Figure 54: Ratnapāṇi

The Bodhisattva Ratnapāṇi (jewel-bearer) is described only once in the Dharmadhātuvāgīśvara Maṇḍala of the Niṣpannayogāvalī. Ratnapāṇi is the Bodhisattva of the Dhyāni Buddha Ratnasambhava and as such, he is sometimes represented in Nepal and Tibet His image is not found in the Chinese collection. Fig. 54 is a Nepalese drawing of the Bodhisttva.

Colour: green;
Symbol: jewel or the moon;