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19. Padmasambhava Tibet, 18C AD, 38 cm high. Padmasambhava (Tib. Guru Rinpoche) is revered for bringing Tantric Buddhism to Tibet from northern India in the late 8C AD. The gilt bronze figure is shown seated on a lotus throne in the rich robes of a prince. He holds a vajra in his right hand and in his left a vase of the elixir of immortality.
British Museum Top 20 Buddhism 19 Padmasambhava 19. Padmasambhava  Tibet, 18C AD, 38 cm high. Padmasambhava (Tib. Guru Rinpoche) is revered for bringing Tantric Buddhism to Tibet from northern India in the late 8C AD. The gilt bronze figure is shown seated on a lotus throne in the rich robes of a prince. He holds a vajra in his right hand and in his left a vase of the elixir of immortality.

DATE: 2006-07-26 16:04