Akshobhya, the Transcendent Buddha of the East
Nepal (Kathmandu Valley)
Copper with gold paint
H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 4 lbs (1.8 kg)
Gift of Bette-Ann and William Spielman, 1979
Akshobhya is one of the five Transcendent Buddhas of Esoteric Buddhism. His attribute, the thunderbolt scepter (vajra), is displayed on the cloth frontal of his lion-supported lotus throne.
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