The Indian Buddhist Iconography

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

This page contains an iconography image of Bodhisattva Jnanaketu and represents figure 68 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 68 - Bodhisattva Jñānaketu

Figure 68: Jñānaketu

The Bodhisattva Jñānaketu is mentioned as one of the sixteen Bodhisattvas under the leadership of Maitreya. Two independent forms of his are described in the Niṣpannayogāvalī.

Jñānakaketu occurs only once in the Chinese collection, where his form is identical with his sire Ratnasambhava. Fig. 68 is a Nepalese drawing of the deity.

Colour: yellow or blue;
Symbol: flag with cintāmaṇi jewel;