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Amitayus

  • Цаглашгүй нас / Аюуш / Цэгмид / Цэвэгмэд / Caglašgüi nas / Ayuuš / Cegmid / Cewegmid
  • Čaγlasi ügei nasun / Ayusi
  • Tshe dpag med
  • Amitāyus
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  • Print
  • 19th century
  • Paper
  • Height: 35,4 cm / Width: 22,2 cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Leder/ Umlauff, Inv. Nr.: 34069
  • Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg
  • © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW
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Amitayus, the deity of longevity, is sitting in meditation position, holding a vase filled with the ambrosia of immortality and a branch of the ashoka-tree in his both hands. The consecration formula “Om ah hum svaha” is written in black Tibetan letters on the back.
© Olaf Czaja
Amitayus
/ Mongolia / 19th century / © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW

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