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Jeweled Stupas of the Lotus Sutra
Lotus Sutra jeweled-stupa mandala, inscribed in gold and silver ink on deep blue paper. This is an example of a moji-to or sutra text inscribed in the form of a stupa. Late twelth to early thirteenth century. Ryuhonji; Nara National Museum.
The two Buddhas Sakyamuni and Many Jewels seated together in the jeweled stupa. Bronze; bas-relief and repousse. Late seventh century. National treasure. Hasedera; Nara National Museum.
Lotus Sutra mandala, showing the two Buddhas seated in the jeweled stupa.
Unpainted wood; bas-relief. Eleventh century.
Important cultural property. Yokokuraji; Nara National Museum.