36 measurements of Tibetan Buddhism figures

36 measurements of Tibetan Buddhism figures

This 18th-century essay drawing is similar in content to the photographic measurements. The so-called “image measurement” is the scale of the ’s human and the scale of the figure.

This may be a reference guide for the of Buddha statues in or in the 18th century. It contains 36 detailed and the text is in .

The representation of the figure is not fabricated out of thin . The proportions, appearances, postures, decorations, etc. of the statutes or are strictly regulated and are included in the form of white similar to those in the “figure of measurement”.

The unit of the scale used is the basic unit of the middle finger of the representation, which is the “one finger”. The have deified Gesar and made him .

Obviously, the religious Gesar sculpture must follow the scale of the imagery measurement, because its creation comes from and tradition.

The Buddha’s statues are “three classics and one sparse”

In the , there are “three classics and one sparseness” in the of the four classic Buddhist figures.

The “three classics and one sparse” have strict regulations on the proportions of Buddha, , and the of protection.

The book was translated into Chinese by the General Manager Buchabu in the 7th year of Qing Emperor Qianlong (1742). The scriptures stipulated the measurements of Sakyamuni Buddha, as well as the proportions of various parts of the body and organs.

The “Analysis of the Imagery” is divided into three parts.

The chapter on “The of welcoming the old figure” discusses the religious that should be followed before the treatment of the broken Buddha figure.

“Drawing Measurements,” tells the theory of the and various secular figures.

“The Buddha says that the imagery is measured by the Shu”, also known as “The representation of the Buddha’s Body”, which is a commentary and detailed annotation of the Buddha’s illustrated Image.

 

Modeling the Thangka

First Page of the Book

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Flowers and clouds sketches

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Mahakala

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Decorative clouds in Thangka Painting

Decorative clouds in Thangka Painting

Decorative clouds in

Standing Sakyamuni Buddha

Standing figure of Sakyamuni Buddha

Standing figure of Sakyamuni Buddha

 

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Shakyamuni Buddha with Ananda

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Buddha and Tara

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Monk

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Vajrayogini

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

  standing and Kila

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Vishnu men, and Pupa King Kong

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Shengle King Kong

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Great Weide King Kong

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

King Kong and Shengle King Kong

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Guru and Protector

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Avalokiteshvara on the right

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Buddha and Lohan

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Six-armed Mahakala and Two monks

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Protectors and Deity Figure

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Tara and Mahakala

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Red Tara Kurukulla

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

End of the Book

Measures of Tibetan Statues

Measures of Tibetan Statues

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