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The Father of Tantras – Vajradhara

According to the and schools of , is also known as the ultimate Primordial or . Vajradhara displaced who remains the Primordial Buddha in the or School and the school. However, the two are metaphysically equivalent. Achieving the state of Vajradhara is synonymous with complete realization. According to Kagyu Vajradhara, the primordial buddha is also known as the Darmakaya buddha. Depicted as dark blue .

Depicting Ancient Sridevi Thangka (Dudsolma)

Shri wrathful with one face and four hands holding upraised a sword, a skullcup to the heart, a peg dagger and a trident, riding atop a mule. At the top center is the form of Shri and . Shri Devi is a category of deity. Her primary function is as a protector () and specifically the primary female Protector of and . There are dozens .

Depicting Vajravarahi and 5 Deities Tibetan Painting

vajrayogini
, 5 Deity principal tutelary deity of the . Vajravarahi is with a fierce expression, slightly and slightly wrathful, she is red in color with one face, three eyes and dark yellow hair flowing upward, at the crown a black boar’s head. The right-hand holds aloft a curved flaying knife with a gold handle and the left to the heart a white skullcup. At the bend of the left .

Depicting Sakyamuni Buddha with the 35 Buddhas of confession

Sakyamuni Buddha with the 35 Buddhas of confession
(: sha kya tu pa, sang gye. English: the One, Sage of the Clan) together with the two principal students, and standing at the sides, while surrounded by the . The general subject of the is and the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas. Tradition in Shakyamuni is the leader of the Thirty-five Buddhas. The painting belongs to the Tradition .

Depicting 5 Forms of Manjushri Thangka

5 forms of Manjushri
Wutaishan Mountain in is considered special for the deity/. According to oral and Chinese literature, it was who first talked about the five different of . 5 forms of are represented on each of the five peaks: central and four directions. The Five Manjushri forms are not depicted in a consistent manner. There are many iconographic differences appearing between the various be they central .

Atiśa Thangka Painting from Mid 12th century

atisa
This of is from the early to mid-12th century and features extensive inscriptions on the reverse side. Atisha was the of in northern , one of the maha that granted the learned degree of Pandita, here indicated by his yellow hat. In 1042, he traveled to at the invitation of the western Yeshe ‘Od to help purify practices there. Atisha’s authority was rooted in .

Nyingma Lineage tree thangka with explanation chart

Nyingma refuge tree - Longchen Nyingtik Lineage
The subject depicted in this is called Guruparampara, a “Line of Teachers.” It depicts the family tree of lineage, as it were, and its function is to indicate a line of descent. The meaning of this presentation is to show a refuge for believers. It creates a kind of structure with a number of deities and teachers in whom devotees take refuge, because they will help believers in the course of their .

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 . .

How to draw a Mandala?

Drawing is fun. When you are trying to create something new relax and think echo of your soul and the surroundings. and giving shape to the can be a new experience in your life which can help to explore yourself and find the , colors, and patterns to represent your current state of to your most deeply-desired wish for yourself, for a loved one, or for humanity. You can  .

Depicting the Pehar Gyalpo with 3 Geluk Masters

Pehar Gyelpo
According to myth, Gyalpo Pehar ( : རྒྱལ་པོ་དཔེ་ཧར ) is a spirit belonging to the gyalpo class. When arrived in in the eighth century, he subdued all and put them under control of Gyalpo Pehar, who promised not to harm any sentient beings and was made the chief guardian spirit of during the reign of Trisong Deutsen. The protector deity is depicted with three Geluk .