Tag Archives : Buddhist Thangka

Tibetan Thangka Painting- Buddhist Scroll Painting
Tibetan Thangka Painting- Buddhist Scroll Painting Thangka painting is first and foremost a kind of religious painting which is also known as Pauba painting in Newari. Thangkas are the Tibetan version of ancient Buddhist scroll paintings practices since Buddha’s era in Nepal. The word “Thangka” itself means “that which can be rolled up” which could be easily carried by the monks and [...]
Rainbow Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava Thangka
Rainbow Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava Thangka Rainbow Guru Thangka- An extraordinary thangka depicting the attainment of rainbow body of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava. The artist has beautifully represented the Rainbow body of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava with gold paint along with other deities i.e. Mahankala, Kharcherri, Manjushri, and Green Tara. The artistry of this thangka painting is very fine and [...]
Amitabha Buddha Thangka
Amitabha Buddha- Bodhisattva of Compassion Amitabha Buddha Thangka Among many Buddhas represented in Buddhist Thangka Art, Amitabha Buddha is one of the common Buddha represented in Thangka Art. Amitabha means boundless light and boundless happiness. Amitabha Buddha is also known as Amita or Amida Buddha. Amitabha Buddha is probably one of the well-known Dhyani Buddha. He is said to reign over [...]
Tibetan Thangka Painting- White Tara Thangka
Tibetan Thangka Painting- White Tara White Tara Thangka White Tara is an emanation of Goddess Tara who has the power of granting Longevity. She is sometimes called the mother of all the Buddhas and she represents the motherly aspect of compassion.  She is also the special Goddess who helps devotees in overcoming life's obstacles, her love helps to heal disease, up bring health, strength, longevity [...]
Thangka Painting- Life Of Buddha Thangka
Life Of Buddha Thangka Buddha Life Thangka Life of Buddha thangka covers the whole life story of Buddha. Shakyamuni Buddha can be seen in the central, meditating in the earth touching gesture on a lotus throne wearing silk robe. He is flanked by two of his chief disciples namely Sariputra and Maudgalyayana. His face seems very serene and his body emits auras surrounding his body. He is holding [...]
Buddhist Scroll Painting: Green Tara Thangka
Green Tara Thangka Green Tara Thangka Green Tara is the goddess of savoriness, the quintessence of compassion, the one who reaches out and responds freely to all who suffer, fearless and boundlessly giving. She is specially worshiped for her ability to overcome the most difficult of situation. Green Tara is intensely compassionate and acts quickly to help those who call upon [...]
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