Sculpture From Shotorak. Shotorak, Kapisa Province.
Details of the Dipankara Buddha in previous image. Note the large right hand of the Buddha raised in a gesture of assurance. On it is wheel, the symbol of his teachings. A haloed Gautama Buddha stands in lower right. In the plinth, the Matreya (Future) Buddha, recognized by the pot of wisdom in his left hand, teaches male and female devotees.
Photo: Louis Dupree
- acku Afghanistan
- Image Size
- 2750x2734 / 2.5MB
- Contained in galleries
- NATIONAL MUSEUM II: CE (Common Era)