The Wheel Of Becoming

(1 customer review)

From $219

The Wheel Of Becoming represents the continuous movement. It is known that Buddha himself developed this concept to communicate Buddhist philosophy to general audiences.

Description

The Wheel of Becoming also known as bhavacakra is a symbolic representation of cyclic existence. It is found in Buddhist monasteries to help general people understand Buddhist teachings.

It is a form of mandala meaning continuous movement. It is known that Buddha himself developed this concept to communicate Buddhist philosophy to general audiences.

It contains the following elements:

  1. The pig, rooster, and snake in the hub of the wheel represent the three poisons of ignorance, attachment, and aversion.
  2. The second layer represents karma.
  3. The third layer represents the six realms of samsara.
  4. The fourth layer represents the twelve links of dependent origination

Wheel of becoming and Tibetan Calander

This thangka shows the relation between the Wheel of Becoming and Tibetan Calendar. On the basis of Sri Kalachakra Tantra, The Tibetan calendar is made, translated from Sanskrit. Tibetan cosmology and chronological studies are included as the first chapter of high-level Buddhistic teachings and external Kalachakra.

The Tibetan calendar is based on the cycles of the moon, and various dates are considered especially auspicious or inauspicious for certain practices.

 

Additional information

Dimensions 45 × 66 cm
Size

Large, Small, Medium

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Gouache

FAQs

Ask a question


1 review for The Wheel Of Becoming

  1. Krystal Vega

    Makes for a good wall decoration at home; very eye catching.

Add a review
Tibetan map of the Kizil Caves, Tarim Basin. 13th century CE

Languages written in Tibetan script

The Tibetan script is a segmental writing system (abugida) of Indic origin used to write certain Tibetic languages, including Tibetan, , Sikkimese, Ladakhi, Jirel and Balti. It has also been used for some non-Tibetic languages in close cultural contact with Tibet. The printed form is called uchen script while the hand-written cursive form used in everyday writing is called umê script. This writing system is used across the Himalayas, and Tibet. The script is closely linked .
Saga Dawa Festival

Tibetan Calendar and Festivals

There are different which are celebrated in . Tibet is rich in and tradition. All people enjoy festivals together to maintain harmony and among one another. in South Asia The calendar is a set of lunisolar calendars primarily used in mainland Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand as well as in Sri Lanka for and official occasions. While the calendars share a common lineage, they also .