Shakyamuni Buddha with Pancha Buddha Thangka Art is a beautiful hand-painted thangka on cotton canvas. The size of this thangka is 60 x 44cm and its weight is 0.1kg. Shakyamuni is known as Gautam buddha.
Sakyamuni Buddha is presented at the center of the thangka. Pancha Buddhas are presented at the top of the Shakyamuni Buddha in the thangka. Two Amitabha Buddhanis are presented at the bottom right and bottom left of the Shakyamuni Buddha in the thangka.
Shakyamuni Buddha is depicted in a beautiful landscape with clouds, mountains, rivers, and decorated with colorful flowers and other natural elements.
Iconography of Shakyamuni Buddha
His left hand is in the lap holding a begging bowl while the right arm is extended across the leg with the fingers touching the earth.
His skin is golden in color, the eyes partially closed and the hair piled with a gold ornament adorning the top of the head.
A dot (bindi or “urna”) between the eyebrows and the earlobes is elongated and pierced. The shoulders are covered with an orange and red robe wrapped around the torso and legs and tied at the waist with a green sash.
Mantra of Shakyamuni Buddha
The mantra of Shakyamuni Buddha is Om Muni Muni Maha Muniye Soha.
Iconography of Amitabha buddha
Two Amitabha Buddhanis are presented at the bottom right and bottom left of the Shakyamuni Buddha in the thangka. Amitabha is head of the Lotus Family, one of the oldest & significant of the Five Buddha Families. This family represents love, purity, compassion & peace. Amitabha Purelandis a place of infinite bliss & boundless light.
Amitabha Buddha is also one of the five Tathagatas representing the wisdoAmitabha Buddha is also one of the five Tathagatas representing the wisdom of discriminating awareness. Amitabha Buddha is red in color. He is represented in the stupa facing to the west. He rides on a peacock symbolizing that he can take away the suffering of others just as the peacock eats poisonous plants and yet his tail shines forth.
Mantra of Amitabha Buddha
The mantra of Amitabha Buddha is Om Ami Dewa hr.