Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 45
Photo 45 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Dipankara Buddha (crown detail)
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Dipankara Buddha (detail of the crown), from the 19th century (1824 A.D.).—Specifications: 122cm x 49cm. For the full image and other details, see, previous and next photographs.
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).