Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 15
Photo 15 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Vessel for ritual powder
This sculpture shows an image of a vessel for ritual powder, from the 20th century.—Specifications: 19.5cm x 11cm.
The text in Devanagari reads:
कों खोला (ढिकादानी)
koṃ kholā (ḍhikādānī)
Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):
kom khola (dhikadani)
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).