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Sakyamuni, Tara, and Avalokitesvara Kasapani in the Chapel of the Canon

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Resource #: 14226 (URL for reference)

Collections: Drepung Monastery, Drepung Monastery (2004)

Keywords: general, great assembly hall, statue


These three statues are considered very important. The Sakyamuni statue is said to have belonged to Nagarjuna. The Tara statue is said to be self arisen. The Avalokitesvara is said to have been the statue who was teaching Candragomin.

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Resource type: Image

Photographer: Natasha Judson

Photograph Date: 19/Aug/2004

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