Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 103
Photo 103 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Shadakshari Lokeshvara (18th century)
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Shadakshari Lokeshvara, from the 18/19th century.—Specifications: 27.5cm x 17cm.
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).