The famous Mongol scholar is depicted as an elderly man in full monastic garb, his legs wrapped in a meditation cloak, his right hand making the gesture of debate/discussion (see biographical notes on academia). 18th century, Mongolia, Milarepa, gilt copper alloy, Zanabazar school, private collection, photo by on Bonhams , Hong Kong. Milarepa is seatedContinue reading “Mongolia, various characters (6) — Himalayan Buddhist Art – Art Bouddhiste de l’Himalaya”
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