Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 29
Photo 29 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Ushnisha Vijaya Sahita
This is a painting depicting Ushnisha Vijaya.
The text in Devanagari reads:
उष्णीष विजय सहित वज्रधातु चैत्य
Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):
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).