may 1, 641 - Jowo Rinpooche
Gilt metals with semi precious stones, pearls and paint, various offerings
Buddha Shakyamuni - The founding father of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama (6th or 5th century BCE)Jowo Shakyamuni considered to be the most sacred and important Buddha image in Tibet.
Believed to have been carved by celestial architect Viswakarma
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