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Bodhisattva's Life: The Cutting of the Hair, temple banner, Tibet, c. 17th century AD (Musee Guimet)

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Title: Bodhisattva's Life: The Cutting of the Hair, temple banner, Tibet, c. 17th century AD (Musee Guimet)
Author(s): Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Buddhism, Background: Bodhisattva's life, Buddha's message, Growth of Buddhism, Buddhist Pantheon
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Description: The treatment here differs from Burmese in that here a kartri is used instead of a sword to cut off the hair. The lotus seat of the Bodhisattva is common to both places. The theme occurs in Sarnath sculpture but does not seem ot have been generally popular with the artists in India.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196113
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3728

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