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The Buddhist tradition in the Himalayas has a complex pantheon of deities

The Buddhist tradition in the Himalayas has a complex pantheon of deities who give form to Mahayana and Vajrayana ideology. The exhibition “Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas” draws together works of the highest caliber and presents a complex Buddhist pantheon of deities in a startlingly simple way. Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati) (detail), ca. 1700. Central Tibet #TheMet

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