- The word thangka translates to "recorded message." Thangka painting is an ancient Tibetan Buddhist art form that combines deities, symbolism, and sacred geometry.
- This golden masterpiece thangka features a Tibetan mandala style design with Chenrezig in the center surrounded by the sacred geometry Flower of Life symbol.
- Our Tibetan thangkas are hand painted by master artists and apprentices in the Kathmandu Valley. Thangka painting schools in Nepal help to keep Tibetan traditions alive.
Recognized as the embodiment of compassion, Chenrezig is one of the most renowned and beloved deities throughout the Buddhist world. Tibetans believe that every person whose heart is moved by love and compassion, who deeply and sincerely act for the benefit of others without concern for fame, profit, social position, or recognition expresses the activity of Chenrezig.
This sacred geometry symbol, the Flower of Life, is one of the most important and sacred patterns in the universe. It is one of the strongest sacred geometric shapes, and can be used as a tool for connecting during meditation.
Each detail is painted by hand on cotton canvas using natural mineral and vegetable pigments with 24K gold accents. The intricate brushstrokes and extraordinary detail make these thangkas genuine works of art. It comes unframed and ready for Western style framing of your choosing.
Measures approximately 11.25 by 11.5 inches.
Thangka does not include a frame. We suggest shopping with your local frame or craft store to select a style that best suits you and your thangka! Looks great in a classic Western style photo frame or wooden magnetic poster hanger frames.