Painting of the Bhavacakra (Wheel of life) - ROM2005_1597_1

ROM2005_1597_1

Painting of the Bhavacakra (Wheel of life)

Medium:Gouache on cotton cloth
Geography: Tibet
Date: 20th century
Dimensions:
72 x 51 cm
Object number: 994.40.1
Credit Line: THIS ACQUISITION WAS MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE GENEROUS ASSISTANCE OF THE ROM REPRODUCTIONS FUND OF THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM FOUNDATION AND MS GAYLE GIBSON-KIRWIN
Not on view
DescriptionThe Bhavachakra illustrates the six realms of rebirth- from the realm of the hungry ghosts (preta), to the hell realm, to the animal realm, to the human realm, to the gods realm, and the Asuras ("not-gods"- semi divine figures) realm.
Collection:
South Asia
Browse Categories:Sacred & Ceremonial
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