Painting showing the famous story of Mañjuśrī, Bodhisattva of Wisdom, visiting Vimalakirti on his sickbed. Vimalakirti, a rich Indian layman, is not shown here (this was probably the right-hand illustration of a pair; he would have appeared in the left-hand one). Mañjuśrī is seated on a lion-throne, a bodhisattva in front of him pouring an inexhaustible supply of rice for the faithful. Below are Chinese kings and attendants. Ink and colours on paper.

An00000261 003 l

People

Depicted
Manjusri
Previous Owner
Vimalakirti
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Qian Fo Dong

Time

Acquired In
1919
Made
926-975, circa
Period/Culture
Five Dynasties

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