Peshawar Museum

high-definition creative commons photographs from Peshawar Museum, Pakistan together with further information.

 

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001 Buddha Dipankara and Sumedha

001 Buddha Dipankara and Sumedha

002 Syāma Jātaka

002 Syāma Jātaka

003 Maitriyakanyaka Jātaka

003 Maitriyakanyaka Jātaka

004 Interpretation of Māyā’s Dream

004 Interpretation of Māyā’s Dream

005 Birth of Siddhārtha

005 Birth of Siddhārtha

006 Birth of Siddhārtha

006 Birth of Siddhārtha

007 Washing Siddhārtha

007 Washing Siddhārtha

008 Siddhārtha takes 7 Steps

008 Siddhārtha takes 7 Steps

009 Māyā returns to the Palace

009 Māyā returns to the Palace

010 Horoscope of Siddhārtha

010 Horoscope of Siddhārtha

011 Siddhārtha goes to School on a Ram

011 Siddhārtha goes to School on a Ram

012 Siddhārtha in School

012 Siddhārtha in School

013 Meditation of Siddhārtha

013 Meditation of Siddhārtha

014 Base of Meditation of Siddhārtha

014 Base of Meditation of Siddhārtha

015 Devadatta Slaying the Elephant

015 Devadatta Slaying the Elephant

016 The Bride presented to Siddhārtha

016 The Bride presented to Siddhārtha

017 Marriage of Siddhārtha and Yaśodharā

017 Marriage of Siddhārtha and Yaśodharā

018 Siddhārtha and Yaśodharā go round the Fire

018 Siddhārtha and Yaśodharā go round the Fire

019 Bodhisattva

019 Bodhisattva

020 Palace, Sickness, Death

020 Palace, Sickness, Death

021 The Great Departure

021 The Great Departure

023 Great Departure

023 Great Departure

024 Great Departure, Siddhārtha Meditating

024 Great Departure, Siddhārtha Meditating

025 Kanthaka bids Farewell

025 Kanthaka bids Farewell

026 Worshipping Siddhārtha’s Turban

026 Worshipping Siddhārtha’s Turban

027 Worshipping Siddhārtha’s Turban

027 Worshipping Siddhārtha’s Turban

028 Bodhisattva Fasting

028 Bodhisattva Fasting

029 Bodhisattva Fasting

029 Bodhisattva Fasting

030 Bodhisattva Fasting

030 Bodhisattva Fasting

031 Attack of Māra

031 Attack of Māra

032 Attack of Māra

032 Attack of Māra

033 Gods offer Four Bowls to Buddha

033 Gods offer Four Bowls to Buddha

034 Gods entreat Buddha to Teach

034 Gods entreat Buddha to Teach

035 Group of Five Monks greet the Buddha

035 Group of Five Monks greet the Buddha

036 Turning the Wheel of Dharma

036 Turning the Wheel of Dharma

037 Turning the Wheel of Dharma

037 Turning the Wheel of Dharma

038 Miracle at Śrāvastī

038 Miracle at Śrāvastī

039 Miracle at Śrāvastī

039 Miracle at Śrāvastī

040 Miracle at Śrāvastī

040 Miracle at Śrāvastī

041 Miracle at Śrāvastī

041 Miracle at Śrāvastī

042 Miracle at Śrāvastī

042 Miracle at Śrāvastī

043 Miracle at Śrāvastī

043 Miracle at Śrāvastī

044 Miracle of Self Multiplication

044 Miracle of Self Multiplication

045 Śrīgupta invites the Buddha

045 Śrīgupta invites the Buddha

046 Descent to Sankasa

046 Descent to Sankasa

047 Bāvari and Disciples greet Buddha

047 Bāvari and Disciples greet Buddha

048 Buddha Meditating in Indraśaila Cave

048 Buddha Meditating in Indraśaila Cave

049 Angulimāla on top and King Udayana

049 Angulimāla on top and King Udayana

050 Nāga Elapatra visits the Buddha

050 Nāga Elapatra visits the Buddha

051 Infant Sudāya in Tomb

051 Infant Sudāya in Tomb

052 Buddha in Indraśaila Cave and Bāvari and Disciples

052 Buddha in Indraśaila Cave and Bāvari and Disciples

053 Buddha with Bowl

053 Buddha with Bowl

054 Offering Dust to Buddha

054 Offering Dust to Buddha

055 Buddha and the Skull-Tapper

055 Buddha and the Skull-Tapper

056 The Stone Pillar at Kuśinagara

056 The Stone Pillar at Kuśinagara

057 Offerings

057 Offerings

058 Buddha with Devotees

058 Buddha with Devotees

059 Door Jamb with Buddha in Various Postures

059 Door Jamb with Buddha in Various Postures

060 Niches with Buddha and Devotees

060 Niches with Buddha and Devotees

061 Submission of Nāga Apalāla

061 Submission of Nāga Apalāla

062 Detail of Submission of Nāga Apalāla

062 Detail of Submission of Nāga Apalāla

063 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

063 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

064 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

064 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

065 Buddha in Reassurance Posture and Twin Miracle

065 Buddha in Reassurance Posture and Twin Miracle

066 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

066 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

067 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

067 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

068 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

068 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

069 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

069 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

070 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

070 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

071 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

071 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

072 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

072 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

073 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

073 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

074 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

074 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

075 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

075 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

076 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

076 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

077 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

077 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

078 Bodhisattva in Reassurance Posture

078 Bodhisattva in Reassurance Posture

079 Base of Reassurance Posture

079 Base of Reassurance Posture

080 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

080 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

081 Base of Reassurance Posture

081 Base of Reassurance Posture

082 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

082 Buddha in Reassurance Posture

083 Head of Buddha in Reassurance Posture

083 Head of Buddha in Reassurance Posture

084 Buddha in Dharmacakra Mudrā

084 Buddha in Dharmacakra Mudrā

085 Buddha in Dharmacakra Mudrā

085 Buddha in Dharmacakra Mudrā

086 Buddha Teaching

086 Buddha Teaching

087 Buddha Teaching

087 Buddha Teaching

088 Buddha Teaching

088 Buddha Teaching

089 Buddha Teaching

089 Buddha Teaching

090 Buddha Teaching

090 Buddha Teaching

091 Buddha Teaching

091 Buddha Teaching

092 Base of Buddha Teaching

092 Base of Buddha Teaching

093 Buddha Teaching

093 Buddha Teaching

094 Base of Buddha Teaching

094 Base of Buddha Teaching

095 Buddha Teaching

095 Buddha Teaching

096 Head of Buddha

096 Head of Buddha

097 Stucco Head of Buddha

097 Stucco Head of Buddha

098 Head of Buddha

098 Head of Buddha

099 Head of Buddha

099 Head of Buddha

100 Head of Buddha

100 Head of Buddha

101 Head of Buddha

101 Head of Buddha

102 Buddha in Meditation

102 Buddha in Meditation

103 Buddha in Meditation

103 Buddha in Meditation

104 Base of Buddha in Meditation

104 Base of Buddha in Meditation

105 Buddha in Meditation

105 Buddha in Meditation

106 Base of Buddha in Meditation

106 Base of Buddha in Meditation

107 Buddha in Meditation

107 Buddha in Meditation

108 Base of Buddha in Meditation

108 Base of Buddha in Meditation

109 Base of Buddha in Meditation

109 Base of Buddha in Meditation

110 Base of Buddha in Meditation

110 Base of Buddha in Meditation

111 Base of Buddha in Meditation

111 Base of Buddha in Meditation

112 Base of Buddha in Meditation

112 Base of Buddha in Meditation

113 Buddha in Various Postures

113 Buddha in Various Postures

114 Buddha in Various Postures

114 Buddha in Various Postures

115 Base of Buddha Teaching

115 Base of Buddha Teaching

116 Going to Bodhi Tree and Offering of Grass

116 Going to Bodhi Tree and Offering of Grass

117 Four Scenes from Life of Buddha

117 Four Scenes from Life of Buddha

118 Parinirvāṇa

118 Parinirvāṇa

119 Parinirvāṇa

119 Parinirvāṇa

120 Four Scenes of Parinirvāṇa

120 Four Scenes of Parinirvāṇa

121 Cremation of Buddha

121 Cremation of Buddha

122 Distribution of Relics

122 Distribution of Relics

123 Guarding the Relics

123 Guarding the Relics

124 Bewailing a Coffin

124 Bewailing a Coffin

125 Relic Casket

125 Relic Casket

126 Stūpa and Devotee

126 Stūpa and Devotee

127 Stūpas, Devotee and Column

127 Stūpas, Devotee and Column

128 Stūpa and Devotees

128 Stūpa and Devotees

129 Stūpa Model

129 Stūpa Model

130 Royal Donor with Niche

130 Royal Donor with Niche

131 Bodhisattva and Buddhas in Reassurance Posture

131 Bodhisattva and Buddhas in Reassurance Posture

132 Panel with Buddha and Bodhisattvas

132 Panel with Buddha and Bodhisattvas

133 Panel with Buddha and Bodhisattvas

133 Panel with Buddha and Bodhisattvas

134 Bodhisattva

134 Bodhisattva

135 Bodhisattva

135 Bodhisattva

136 Bodhisattva

136 Bodhisattva

137 Bodhisattva

137 Bodhisattva

138 Base of Bodhisattva

138 Base of Bodhisattva

139 Bodhisattva

139 Bodhisattva

140 Bodhisattva

140 Bodhisattva

141 Bodhisattva

141 Bodhisattva

142 Bodhisattva

142 Bodhisattva

143 Bodhisattva

143 Bodhisattva

144 Bodhisattva

144 Bodhisattva

145 Bodhisattva

145 Bodhisattva

146 Bodhisattva

146 Bodhisattva

147 Head of Bodhisattva

147 Head of Bodhisattva

148 Detail from Attack of Māra

148 Detail from Attack of Māra

149 Pañcika as Kubera

149 Pañcika as Kubera

150 Pañcika and Hāritī

150 Pañcika and Hāritī

151 Pañcika and Hāritī

151 Pañcika and Hāritī

152 Hāritī

152 Hāritī

153 Reconstructed Archway

153 Reconstructed Archway

154 Worship of Nāga and Nāginī

154 Worship of Nāga and Nāginī

155 Worship of Nāga and Nāginī

155 Worship of Nāga and Nāginī

156 Atlas

156 Atlas

157 Carved Panel

157 Carved Panel

158 Garland Bearers

158 Garland Bearers

159 Bodhi Leaf Design

159 Bodhi Leaf Design

160 Lotus Base

160 Lotus Base

161 Elephant carrying Lotus Flowers

161 Elephant carrying Lotus Flowers

162 Detail from Attack of Māra

162 Detail from Attack of Māra

163 Wrestling

163 Wrestling

164 Wrestling

164 Wrestling

165 Brāhmī Inscribed Stone

165 Brāhmī Inscribed Stone

 

Photographs by Leow Chai Yee

Presentation by Anandajoti Bhikkhu

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