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Art of Thangka
Amitayus (tib. tse dpag med) is the Bodhisattva of long life, merit and wisdom and the special form of the Buddha Amitabha.
This thangka painted in technique so called martan (tib. dmar tan) — on red background. A lot of golden Amitayus depicted all over to symbolize existing long life energy everywhere.
2005, 60.5 x 45 cm (tib. martan)
canvas, mineral pigments, gold, brocade, silk