Taima Mandala Puzzle
Taima Mandala, Japan, 1750, 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
The Buddha Amida sits at the center of the Taima Mandala, in a palace with a golden pond. Dancers and musicians surround him. Amida is the central figure in Pure Land Buddhism. Those being born into the Pure Land emerge from lotus buds growing up through the water of the pond, as shown in the foreground of this puzzle.
Combines detailed color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and sturdy construction to delight generations of novice and veteran puzzle workers.
Ages 3 and up (due to small parts)
Materials: Coated cardboard
Dimensions: 20 x 25 inches (assembled puzzle)