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11. Shakyamuni Buddha With Two Disciples and the 18 Arhats Tangka - Tibet, mid-15C, 93 x 79 cm. The British Museum has many artifacts that are not on display, like this one. Shariputra and Maudgalyayana flank Buddha, who sits on an elaborate throne structure composed of a broad pedestal and a large screen like backing. The eighteen arhats are to the left and right of the painting, while at the bottom two corners are the four Heavenly Kings. Photo Marilyn Rhie and Robert Thurman: Wisdom and Compassion - The Sacred Art Of Tibet.
British Museum Top 20 Buddhism 11 Shakyamuni Buddha With Two Disciples and the 18 Arhats Tangka 11. Shakyamuni Buddha With Two Disciples and the 18 Arhats Tangka - Tibet, mid-15C, 93 x 79 cm. The British Museum has many artifacts that are not on display, like this one. Shariputra and Maudgalyayana flank Buddha, who sits on an elaborate throne structure composed of a broad pedestal and a large screen like backing. The eighteen arhats are to the left and right of the painting, while at the bottom two corners are the four Heavenly Kings. Photo  Marilyn Rhie and Robert Thurman: Wisdom and Compassion - The Sacred Art Of Tibet.