The All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide - Rubin Museum of Art



Date: 10/03/14 through 02/13/15
Ages: All
Address:
150 W. 17th St. - 212-620-5000
New York, NY 10011
www.rubinmuseum.org

Description: Featuring an exceptional set of paintings in the intimate format of album leaves from 18th-century China that illustrate the meditation practice of Sarvavid Vairochana, a primordial Buddha central to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. The album is one of only two of its kind in existence to depict visually a secret esoteric practice. The presentation at the Rubin is the first time that these important paintings are exhibited in the United States.