The Indian Buddhist Iconography

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

This page contains an iconography image of Bodhisattva Mahasthamaprapta and represents figure 58 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 58 - Bodhisattva Mahāsthāmaprāpta

Mahasthamaprapta
Figure 58: Mahāsthāmaprāpta

The Bodhisattva Mahāsthāmaprāpta (one who has obtained great strength) is described twice in the Niṣpannayogāvalī. In the Chinese collection, Mahāsthāmaprāpta occurs only once. Fig. 58 is a Nepalese drawing of Mahāsthāmaprāpta.

Colour: white or yellow;
Symbol: six lotuses or sword;