Stele with Eight Great Events from the Life of the Buddha Period: Pala period Date: 10th century Culture: India, Bihar, possibly from Nalanda Medium: Black schist with traces of gilding Dimensions: H. 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Wt. 11 lbs (5 kg) Classification: Sculpture Credit Line: Gift of Raymond G. and Marsha Vargas Handley, 2009 Accession Number: 2009.541

Stele with Eight Great Events from the Life of the Buddha, century. India, Bihar, possibly from Nalanda. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Relief sculptures showing the great pilgrim sites take on increasing importance across nor

The Buddhist Goddess Shyama Tara (Green Tara) Attended by Sita Tara (White Tara) and Bhrikuti Attributed to Kumaradeva (India, active 8th century) India, Madhya Pradesh, Sirpur, circa 8th century Sculpture Copper alloy inlaid with silver 15 x 10 1/8 x 7 in. (38.1 x 25.71 x 17.78 cm) From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.84.32.1a-d) South and Southeast Asian Art

The Buddhist Goddess Shyama Tara (Green Tara) Attended by Sita Tara (White Tara) and Bhrikuti LACMA - Tara (Buddhism) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marichi, the ray of Dawn, Pala period, Eastern India (bronze)

Marichi, the ray of Dawn, Pala period, Eastern India (bronze)

Bodhisattva Manjushri Seated on a Lion	  India, Bihar or Bengal; Pala period (c.8th - 12th century), mid - 11th century  Manjushri is the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, a deity who symbolizes the transcendent wisdom and knowledge that are required to attain enlightenment. He can be recognized by his lion mount and by the small book, a symbol of his wisdom, which rests on the lotus above his left shoulder.

Bodhisattva Manjushri Seated on a Lion India, Bihar or Bengal;

Simhanada Lokeshvara Copper alloy with inlaid silver   Eastern India, Pala Period Avalokiteshvara seated on a flower patterned cushion supported by a lion crouching on a lotus pedestal, the animal’s head turned back with snarling mouth and bared fangs. Height: 4 3/4 in (12 cm) 12th century

Simhanada Lokeshvara Copper alloy with inlaid silver Eastern India, Pala Period Avalokiteshvara seated on a flower patterned cushion supported by a lion crouching on a lotus pedestal, the animal’s head turned back with snarling mouth and bared fangs. Height: 4 3/4 in (12 cm) 12th century

Marichi, the Goddess of Dawn, with Seven Pigs. Pala period, 11th–12th century, India (Bihar) Bronze with silver inlay. From Sammy Eilenberg

Marichi, the Goddess of Dawn, with Seven Pigs. Pala period, century, India (Bihar) Bronze with silver inlay

Enthroned Preaching Buddha   Period: Pala period  Date: late 9th century  Culture: India (Bihar)  Medium: Bronze with silver inlay  Dimensions: H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)  Classification: Sculpture

Enthroned Preaching Buddha Period: Pala period Date: late century Culture: India (Bihar) Medium: Bronze with silver inlay Dimensions: H.

In the Shiva temple of Melakadambur is a rare Pala image that shows the ten-armed Nataraja dancing on his bull.

In the Shiva temple of Melakadambur is a rare Pala image that shows the ten-armed Nataraja dancing on his bull.

Vishnu with his Consorts Eastern India, Bengal/Bangladesh Region Pala Dynasty, circa 11th Century Bronze Height 16 1/4 in. (41.2 cm.)

Vishnu with his Consorts Eastern India, Bengal/Bangladesh Region Pala Dynasty, circa Century Bronze Height 16 in.

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