"From Angkor Wat to the Himalayas" at Buddhist Art

Asia Week New York
Mar 5, 2014 1:17PM

Exhibiting "FromAngkor Wat to the Himalayas" at Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, is Buddhist Art, coming to Asia Week New York from Berlin and bringing a Buddhist triad comprising Buddha Mucalinda, Avalokitesvara and Prajnaparamita This masterwork originates from Angkor Wat during the 12th century, when there was growing interest in Mahayana Buddhism in the Khmer empire. The Buddhist triad, representing the Buddha seated on the coils of a snake flanked by Lokeshvara, the God of Compassion, and Prajnaparamita, the Goddess of Wisdom became one of the most important sacred images the Buddhist triad.

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