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Avalokitesvara Eastern India Pala Dynasty, Circa 12th century Black stone

Avalokitesvara Eastern India Pala Dynasty, Circa 12th century Black stone

Seated Buddha Reaching Enlightenment, Flanked by Avalokitesvara and Maitreya, late 10th–11th century. India, Bihar, Nalanda monastery. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1920 (20.58.16) | This delicately-carved Buddha from Nalanda is shown siting in a yogic posture, deep in meditation, at the very moment of his enlightenment. His right hand reaching down to touch the earth, bearing witness to the past actions that brought him to this point of ultimate realization…

Seated Buddha Reaching Enlightenment, Flanked by Avalokitesvara and Maitreya, late century.

Buddha_Akshobya_stele,_India,_possibly_Bihar,_9th_century_AD,_stone_-_Fitchburg_Art_Museum_

Buddha_Akshobya_stele,_India,_possibly_Bihar,_9th_century_AD,_stone_-_Fitchburg_Art_Museum_

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