TOP 7 articles about Jokhang

About Jokhang

The Jokhang, also known as the Qoikang , Jokang, Jokhang , Jokhang Monastery and Zuglagkang, is a temple in Barkhor Square in , the capital city of . , in general, consider this temple as the most and important temple in Tibet. The temple is currently maintained by the school, but they accept worshipers from all sects of . The temple’s architectural style is a of Indian design, Tibetan and Nepalese design.

Snow Lion Design in Tibetan Furniture

Tibetan Furniture

According to The Brief of , there was a record of engagement of to build the and in 6BC. Through thousands of years’ handworks of the people, Tibetan furniture has become a unique style, which bears artistic , rich colors, and delicate craft. Tibetan Furniture is one of the greatest treasure which dates 1500 years back. Tibetan Furniture is mostly made up of pine and softwoods i.e. .
Dorje Neljorma

Vajrayogini Dakini – Origin, Lineages and Iconography

is a deity who is also called as in , or , a tradition in which she is considered the supreme deity more revered than any male . She represents the path leading to female . She is also a , a term that describes a female supernatural being or an accomplished , and is considered the queen of the dakinis. Her name comes from the , , which means “diamond” .

Characteristics of Tibetan Art – a psychological and meditational practice

started from the rock in and its subjects ranged from animal images of deer, ox, sheep, horse, etc to hunting scenes. have flourished very well during the period of the Tubo Kingdom. Especially after the installation of in , made a more progress. Introduction to Tibetan Art The heritage of conventional and the fusion of , and Han People’s art essence .
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 .

Highest Price Mandala – Rakta Yamari worth $45 million

There has been a record that a was sold for $45 million. The is the artwork from . How much was the sold? In the year 2014, there was an auction held in Hong Kong for the and different other artworks. The tapestry was sold to a Shanghai tycoon for $45 million (HK$348 million) at auction in Hong Kong. when seen from a distance the thangka is a shade of .

Origin of Thangka Paintings

The actual origin of the  has been a subject of confusion. Some stories claim that originated from , some claim that they have been originated from , while some claim from . Is it Nepal? Though is believed to be painted in Tibet at first the real origin is from Nepal. It is because during the reign of in 6th century he invited from Nepal to .

Biography of the 14th Dalai Lama

H.H. the , Tenzin Gyatso, is the simple . He was born on 6 July 1935 in Taktser, Amdo, northeastern . Born in a small family of Tibet, he spent the major part of his childhood in farming and kinds of stuff. He grew up to be a of Tibet. Soon after his birth, he was named as Lhamo Thondup that means ‘Wish-Fulfilling Goddess.’ Early Education Like every , His Holiness .