Painted silk scroll depicting the black skinned wisdom King fudo Myoo (the immivable one) Fudo is the cosmic Buddha, he is shown with 2 attendants, Seitaka Doji (red) and Kongara Doji (white). Japan, Kamakura period - 1200 A.
Buddha-to-be sat in meditation when a storm came. King Mucalinda, the Naga or Snake King lifted him up on his coils and spread his Cobra Hood over him so he would not be disturbed, Buddha in Dhyana mudra. Thailand, period of Cambodian dominance