Jayavarman VII

Although it bears no royal insignia or any finery, this is the…

Wheel of the Law (Dharmacakra)

This Wheel of the Law, characteristic of pre-Thai Dvaravati Buddhist…

Ornamented Buddha

It is open to conjecture whether this image of the Buddha decked…

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

This statuette, its face immersed in deep introspection, represents…

A jina

This representation of the Buddha is characterized by a broad,…

Song Da Drum (known as the Moulié Drum)

This drum is composed of a resonant top resting on a flared torus,…

Shiva

This sculpture represents Shiva, recognizable by the third eye…

Vishnu Garudasana

This extremely well preserved work represents the god Vishnu…

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

In this work the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is represented in…

Pediment

This high relief depicts a narrative scene. It is framed by a…

Manjusri

This refined statuette-probably representing Manjusri, the "bodhisattva…

Vajrapani

This Vajrapani (Sanskrit: "Thunderbolt-bearer") bodhisattva,…

Hevajra and Nairatmya

These two figures represent the deity Hevajra in his Kapaladhara…

Virupaksa

This statuette represents Virupaksa, Guardian of the West, one…

Bhairava Mask

This face, framed by a radial headdress, exudes an expressive…

Thang-ka, "The adiBuddha Vajrasattva (rDo-rje semsdpa') and his consort"

This thang-ka depicts the supreme Buddha, or Vajrasattva-regarded…

Mahakala

This stela represents the god Mahakala, the personification of…

Usnisavijaya

This representation of the goddess Usnisavijaya, flanked by two…

Mandala of Vajramrita

The six-armed god Vajramrita is portrayed seated in the centre…

Oracle Diadem (dbu-rmog)

The broad band, upon which stand five skulls each adorned with…

Padmasambhava, in his manifestation as Gu-ru drag-mar

This figure of a fierce, winged deity is holding a vajra "thunderbolt-diamond"…

Buddhist officiant's tiara

The top of this conical-shaped piece is embellished with a half-sized…

Head of bodhisattva

This head of a bodhisattva, or "compassionate being", bears the…

The Great Departure

This scene depicts the "Great Departure" of Siddhartha Gautama,…

Stupa

Originally consisting of a relatively low dome, stupas in Gandhâra…

Bodhisattva Head

This face, with its straight nose, clearly carved eyes, and wavy…

Spirit with Flowers

This sculpture, a three-quarter bust with gently inclined head…

"The Buddha of the Great Miracle", or "Miracle of Sravasti"

This frontal high relief depicts an episode from the "Great Miracle…

The Bodhisattva Maitreya in the Tushita Heaven

This bas relief shows an enthroned bodhisattva framed by two…

The Legend of Dipankara

In this scene, the Buddha of the past, Dipankara, is shown preaching…

Standing Bodhisattva

This bodhisattva, portrayed standing and making the symbolic…