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thangka

Offering thangka made of textile, wood and paint. Depicts Shakyamuni as Bodhisattva in sambhogakaya form with Shariputra and Maudgakyayanaputra. Extensive Tibetan inscription at bottom with rows of offerings: mandala offerings, eight auspicious signs, lights, etc. Block print on cotton.

The inscription tells us that this is work by a Chinese Buddhist monk named Liu Ha-shang resident at the temple…