Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley: photo 107
Photo 107 of 108 in Gallery: Buddhist Art Gallery: Kathmandu valley
Image title: Buddha (6th century)
This stone sculpture shows an image of Buddha (बुद्ध) from the 6th/7th century.—Specifications: 120cm x 46cm.
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).