108 names of Avalokiteshvara

Avalokiteshvara is said to embody love, kindness, and compassion for all beings. It is believed that Avalokiteshvara as vowing to never rest until he had freed all sentient beings from samsara. Mantra of Avalokiteshvara “Om Mani Padme Hum” 108 Manifestation of Avalokiteshvara Mojaghanjabala Lokeshvara Pupala Lokeshvara Unnauti Lokeshvara Vrsnacana Lokeshvara Brahmadanda Lokeshvara Acata Lokeshvara Mahavajrasattva Lokeshvara Visvahana Lokeshvara Sakyabuddha Lokeshvara Santasi Lokeshvara Yamadanda Lokeshvara Vajrosnisa Lokeshvara Vajrahuntika Lokeshvara Jnanadhatu Lokeshvara Karandavyuha Lokeshvara Sarvanivaranaviskambhi Lokeshvara Sarvasokatamonirghata Lokeshvara Pratibhanakakuta Lokeshvara .

Consecration of Thangkas and Mandalas

Thangka and Mandala painting process Thangka painting process is very difficult and time-consuming. To sketch the figures in a Thangka and mandala, the artist must be an expert in the measurements and proportions of different deities. There are thousands of different deities in Tibetan Buddhism. Generating a pure motive Canvas preparation Foundation line drawing Mixing the paint Painting brush making Painting Redrawing and shading Details Shading and final painting Gold application Opening the eye .

White Tara Feminine Idealism

The White Tara is one of the 21 forms of Tara and is often given as a gift to Gurus, to wish them a long life and hence guide their disciples for longer. The lotus that she holds, represents that all the qualities of an enlightened being are present in her. With her 7 eyes, she sees reality without samsaric influence and creates compassion through love, joy, equanimity, and compassion. The White Tara is an extremely popular motif .

Guru Rimpoche Padmasambhava Thangka

Lotus-Born Padmasambhava “Lotus-Born”, also known as the Second Buddha, was a sage guru from Oddiyana, northwestern Classical India (in the modern-day Swat Valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan). Padmasambhava is said to have transmitted Vajrayana Buddhism to Tibet, Bhutan and neighboring countries in the 8th century AD. In those lands, he is better known as Guru Rinpoche “Precious Guru”. This site is dedicated to her figure. Padmasambhava is considered a manifestation of Buddha also known as Guru Rinpoche. .

Tapihrista Bon Yogi Thangka

Tapihritsa was an ordinary man born in a nomadic family in the country of Zhang Zhung and his main teacher was Dawa Gyaltsen. The rainbow body Tapihritsa practiced for nine years in a holy place outside Mount Kailash and achieved a high state of enlightenment known as “the rainbow body”. Tapihritsa is the axial master of the tradition called Experiential Lineage Zhang-Zhung since his figure summarizes all teachings and teachers of this lineage. He is .

Amithabha Buddha Thangka Painting

Amitabha Buddha is being portrayed as Shakyamuni Buddha but usually, he is often depicted seated in meditation mudra while earth touching mudra is reserved for a seated Shakyamuni Buddha alone. In Tibetan Buddhism, Amitabha is red in color (red being the color of love, compassion, and emotional energy). He is being known to protect beings from the negative emotions of attachment his unique emblem is the lotus. He is thus associated with the attributes of the lotus: gentleness, .

The Yogurt Festival / Sho Dun Festival

The Sho Dun Festival is commonly known as the Yogurt festival and is an annual festival that is celebrated at Norbulingka or “Jewel Park” palace in Lhasa, Tibet. It is named yoghurt festival because yoghurt is offered to the monks who happen to finish their meditation retreats. It is a week-long gala celebrated in the summer, from the 15th to the 24th of the 5th lunar month. It usually falls on the mid of August. This year it is from August 11th .

The Classification Of Thangka

Thangkas can be made in a wide variety of techniques: silk tapestry with cut designs, color printing, embroidery, brocade, applique, and pearl inlay. Therefore, there are various styles. The common size of thangkas, with a scroll at the bottom, is usually 75 centimeters long and 50 centimeters wide. Besides, there is the banner style, measuring is 1.1 meters long and about 3.5 meters wide. According to the material, thangkas can be divided into two .

The Tibetan Medical Thangkas

The traditional system of Tibetan medicine has been practised for over many centuries and is still popular for healing from different diseases. Tibetian medicine is essentially the combination of four tantras: The first tantra is named as “Root Tantra” and here we can find the brief explanation of all possible diseases. It is compared with the seed. The second tantra, named as “Explanatory Tantra” is composed of 31 chapters. It has an illustration of .

Framing Your Thangka with Brocade

We offer our clients the option of purchasing a thangka mounted in the traditional brocaded way or, for those who wish a frame of their own choosing, unmounted/unframed thangkas. The traditional brocaded mount consists of a narrow band of red surrounded by another narrow band of yellow, which in turn is sewn to a larger frame of semi-rectangular brocade, slightly widened at the base. The mount is then attached to two wooden rods to .