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Depicting White Manjushri Bodhisattva Buddhist Deity

White Manjushri Bodhisattva Buddhist Deity
, is of , from the in the tradition of Mati Panchen. An ocean of nectar, white and cool, with many elephants, geese, and waterfowl sporting and playing, calling out with sweet sounds, in the middle of that a with a stem, branches, leaves, fruit and a marvelous sweet fragrance. Above a moon disc seat with cool rays of light shining forth to the ten directions. The right .

All you need to know about the types of Thangka Paintings

Shakyamuni buddha Thangka
The origin of or may be attributed to the Nepalese responsible for creating a number of special metal and wall- as well as in . Realizing the great demand for icons in Tibet, these artists, along with and traders, took with them from not only metal sculptures but also a number of manuscripts. To better fulfill the ever-increasing demand Nepalese artists .

Depicting Parnashavari – Goddess of Natural Healing

Parnashavari is also known as the goddess who protects from a contagious illness.  In English, Parnashavari is called the Mountain Ascetic Wearing Leaves. The iconography of the Parnashavari Parnashavari is who is in yellow in color.  Parnashavari has three faces and six hands. The main face of Parnashavari is slightly and wrathful. Parnashavari has three eyes. Parnashavari tied her hair with a snake in a topknot on the crown of the head. .

Depicting Siddha Virupa

is also known as Yogeshvara. In  English, Virupa is also called the Lord of , Ugly One.  Virupa is surrounded by students and lineage teachers. Description About the of Siddha Virupa This painting of Siddha Virupa was commissioned in memory of the teacher named Tsultrim Tashi. By his student Yangchen Popa Zangpo. It was by the famous and historically important 22nd of Zhalu Rinchen Sonam Chogdruba teacher to the .

Depicting Lama Teacher Tashi Paltseg

Tashi Paltseg was born in 1359-1424. Tashi Paltseg was born in 9th-century at Holder of Taglung. At the top center of the Tashi Paltseg, there is . Avalokiteshvara has eleven faces and eight arms. At the right and left sides of the Tashi Paltseg are seated .   Descending at the viewers right there are the teachers Buton Tamche Khyenpa, Sholo Tanpa, Lochen Jang Tsel, and Choje . Descending on the left .

Depicting Yogambara Thangka

Yogambara Thangka
who is also known as a meditational deity. Yogambara is also belonging to the -mother. He is also belonging to the classification of which is made by the famous in the text, a compendium of practices, of the Indian Pandita , and also through the tradition of Marpa and Ngog . The iconography of Yogambara Yogambara is black in color. He is with three faces i.e. black, white and .

Depicting Mandala of Pratisara

mandala pratisara
Pratisara and the Pancha is also known as Fifty-six Deity . At the center of the , there is Maha Pratisara. She is followed by Maha Sahasrapramardini, , Shitavati and Mantramanudharani. The Five Pancha Raksha: Maha Pratisara Maha Sahasrapramardin Mahamayuri Sitavati Mantramanudharani Maha Pratisara Maha Sahasrapramardinhas is a who has four faces, eight hands. She is yellow in color. has four heads and eight arms. She is white in color and .

Goddess of Dawn and Light Marichi

marichi Thangka
The Goddess of the Dawn is depicted in many different . Sometimes Marichi rides a white horse through the sky, banishing the darkness and driving back the night with the orb of the in the outstretched right hand. More commonly Marichi is yellow or red in color, with one, three or more faces and six to twelve arms, seated on a chariot drawn by seven pigs, or horses, removing all obstacles to  .

Depicting Lama Teacher Karmapa Rolpai Dorje

Tibetan Buddhist Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje
Rolpai Dorje who is known as the 4th wearing the and Khacho Wangpoa was the 2nd . Along the bottom are two registers of figures. The upper register is composed of the ten great beginning on the proper right with , , , , etc. The bottom register, beginning at the right, includes red Maharakta Ganapati with an elephant head and twelve arms, yellow with six arms, followed by .

The Father of Tantras – Vajradhara

Vajradhara Thangka
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 .