In Vajrayana Buddhism, Akshobhya is one of the Five Wisdom Buddhas who is known as a product of the Adibuddha, and also represents consciousness as an aspect of reality. By convention, Aksobhya is established in the east of the Diamond Realm and is the lord of the Eastern Pure Land Abhirati although the Pure Land of Akshobhya’s western counterpart Amitabha is far better known. His consort is Locana and he is also normally accompanied .
Tibetan singing bowls are a mysterious combination of art, science, spirituality, and sound healing an ancient connection for humanity. This rich mesh of qualities makes for many different paths of enjoyment. History of Singing Bowls Singing bowls also known as Himalayan bowls, Tibetan bowls, DhoniPatra(sound, vessel), and suzu gongs are used for meditation, healing purpose, sound yoga, religious purpose, sound yoga, sound meditation with chantings, music which have great medicinal and healing powers used .
Tsogyal was the Mother of Tibetan Buddhism. Some sources regard her as a wife of Trisong Detsen, Emperor of Tibet. Her main karma mudra consort was Padmasambhava, a founder-figure of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. She is known to have revealed terma with Padmasambhava and was also the main scribe for this terma. Later, Yeshe Tsogyal also hid many of Padmasambhava’s terma on her own, under the instructions of Padmasambhava for future generations. .
The Trimurti is a concept in Hinduism in which the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction are personified by the forms of Brahma the creator, Vishnu the maintainer or preserver and Shiva the destroyer or transformer. These three deities have been called “the Hindu triad” or the “Great Trinity”. However, the ancient and medieval texts of Hinduism feature many triads of gods and goddesses, some of which do not include Shiva. Trimurti – The supreme lords .
Tibetan carpet making is a traditional craft. Tibetan people love art and craft. Tibetan carpets are traditionally made from Tibetan highland sheep’s wool, called changpel. Tibetans use the carpet for many purposes ranging from flooring to wall hanging to horse saddles, though the most common use is as a seating carpet. The knotting method used in Tibetan carpet making is different from that used in other carpet-making traditions worldwide. All the carpets are made of organic materials .
There are three general skill levels of thangka painters are hobbyist, professionals, and masters. You can find out the skill of the artist by looking closely at the lines, such as those used to make waves, clouds, and the faces of people, gods, goddesses, and animals. The finer and clearer the lines, the greater the skill involved. A thangka painted by a master will cost more than one painted by a professional. The student .
Another main step is to apply washes for shading and gradual transitions of tone. Shading is called Dang in Tibetan which is one of the special feature of Thangka painting. Shading is an important feature of thanka painting, taking up a large portion of the time, and is done very carefully and precisely. Shading in this context does not mean the treatment of light and shadow within the whole composition, for the distribution of light and .
The application of colour to the thangka canvas involved two main steps first, filling in the areas of different base colours, and second, the subsequent shading and outlining of those areas. To these steps there corresponded the two essentially different types of paint in the Tibetan palette Mineral pigments (rdo tshon and sa tshon) and The organic dyes or lakes (tshos) The mineral pigments had to be mixed with a binder before being applied .
Steps for Preparing a Thanka Painting The painters of Tibet pursued their art in an orderly and systematic I way. When creating thangka scroll paintings they proceeded through six clearly defined steps: The first step was the preparation of the painting surface. Second, came the establishment of a design on that surface by means of a sketch or transfer. The third step involved laying down the initial coats of paint, and that was followed .
Shar Minub is located in the Kathmandu, in a valley at the base of Nagarjuna mountain. The monastery is founded by the late 14th Shamar Rinpoche. He made great efforts to establish a monastery at Shar Minub, in Kathmandu, for the benefit of Buddhist students in Nepal. The Sharminub Institute is located below the holy Nagarjuna mountain with a beautiful view over the Kathmandu valley. Meaning of Shar Minub “Shar” means “to rise”, “Nub” means “to .