Unidentified Tibetan monk
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ABS 222

 Code: ABS 222

  Country: Tibet

  Style:

  Date: 1300 - 1400

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 3.2 x 4.5 x 2.5

  Materials: Silver

Small silver lama. 

Same group as ABS 223, but they have differing hand positions (mudras).
They would have formed part of a larger statues and were attendants for an important monk of the Kadams school.

The monk is perfoming the bhumisparsha mudra (meaning: touch the ground) when Buddha reached enlightment under the Bodhi tree. 


Lama
 
*Honorific title applied to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism, whether a reincarnate lama or one who has earned the title in life.
*A Tibetan or Mongolian Buddhist monk.