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Atisa Dipankara
Title Atisa Dipankara
Accession Number R.13972
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Decorative Art
Main Material Copper
Country Tibet
Provenance Tibet
Origin Place Tibet
Period / Year of Work C.14th century AD
Dimensions H.9.7cm, L. 7.6cm
Brief Description Atisa Dipankara is seated on a lotus throne covered the top of the asana with a tiger shin in padmasana posture. His hands are placed on the chest shows vyakhyana- mudra or teaching gesture. He is flanked by the basket of spiritual food and the Tripitaka scriptures on discipline of general transcendental teachings and a chorten illustrates the spread of Buddhism. He was the senior teacher at the great Indian Buddhist University of Vikramsila.