Painting of thousand-armed, thousand-eyed Avalokiteśvara, seated centrally, surrounded by figures. On the left side are Bodhisattvas of the Moon (Candraprabha) and Scatterer of Flowers. Fiery-headed Vajra and Blue-faced Vajra on the left and right sides, respectively. Sūryaprabha (Bodhisattva of the Sun) in top-right corner. On bottom register, female donors on the left, male on the right. Ink and colours on hemp with brown silk borders.

An00009029 004 l


Made Of
hemp, silk
Type of Thing
繪畫, Chinese, painting
sun/moon, flower, vajra, bodhisattva


Avalokiteśvara, Sūryaprabha, Candraprabha
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel


Found In
Qian Fo Dong


Acquired In
751-850, circa
Tang dynasty

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