Freed From the Vault – August 2016

FREED FROM THE VAULT AMITAYUS Tshe dpag med  85.04.0647 Painted and Gilded Copper Alloy China, 1780 – Dated by inscription  85.04.0648 Painted and Gilded Copper Alloy China, 1770 – Dated by inscription   Amitayus, the Buddha of Eternal Life, is extremely popular, since his special ability it to prolong life. Many Buddhists commission images of [...]

August 31st, 2016|Categories: Things To See in Staten Island, Tibetan Art|Tags: , |

Freed From The Vault

Freed From the Vault Have you ever wondered what is hidden away in the Tibetan Museum vault? We think that is a great question and to satisfy your curiosity, each month we will feature an item from the vault, not seen by the public in more than 20 years. In July, we featured this Vajra [...]

August 14th, 2016|Categories: Events, Tibetan Art|Tags: , |