Yamantaka, Destroyer of the God of Death, early 18th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1969 (69.71) | Yamantaka is a violent aspect of the Bodhisattva Manjushri, who assumes this form to vanquish Yama, the god of death.
Amitayus/Amitabha Buddha in His Paradise, c.1700, a Tibetan painting on cloth; the buddha of eternal life is depicted in his paradise, Sukhaviati, the Western Pure Land, enthroned beneath a flowering tree 'festooned with jewels and auspicious symbols'. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)