Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 1
Photo 1 of 90 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Amoghapasha mandala
This image shows the Amoghapasha mandala from 1875 A.D.—Specifications: 100cm x 72cm.
Amoghapasha (अमोघपाश) can also be spelled as Amoghapāśa or Amoghapasa and Mandala (मण्डल) as Maṇḍala.
Kathmandu valley in Nepal offers a wide variety of Buddhist objects such as paintings, scriptures, sculptures, ritualistic objects, etc. Buddhism was embraced by the people of Kathmandu valley and the Licchavi rulers up to 8th century encouraged Buddhism. The items found here are exhibited in the National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum).