Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 58
Photo 58 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Manjushree with consort
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Manjushree with consort from the 18th century.—Specifications: 19cm x 11cm.
The text in Devanagari reads:
शक्ति सहित मञ्जुश्री
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).