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Two standing figures in monastic garb, probably buddhas, Qianfo zhai (千佛寨) Anderl, Christoph


This niche is located in Qianfo zhai 千佛寨, Anyue xian 安岳縣, Sichuan sheng 四川省. This small niche depicts two figures in monastic garb. Their hands are weathered but the overall condition of the statues are good. The hands of the figure on the left appear to be in a "no fear mudra" position (Skt: Abhayamudrā). If this is the case, the figure on the left may be identified as a buddha, most likely Śakyamuni Buddha. The photographs show: Overview of the small niche depicting two standing figures in monastic garb [1] Close-up of the niche [2] Another close-up of the niche [3] Metadata created by: Alessandro Poletto

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