- The word thangka translates to "recorded message." Thangka painting is an ancient Tibetan Buddhist art form that combines deities, symbolism, and sacred geometry.
- This large master work features a Kalachakra mandala design painted entirely by hand with bright and bold traditional colors. The closer you look, the more detail and imagery you will find including Wheel of Life designs, Tibetan animals, lotus flowers, and more.
- 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.
In Buddhism, the Kalachakra tradition revolves around the concept of time and cycles. From the cycles of the planets, to the cycles of human breathing, it teaches the practice of working with the most subtle energies within ones body on the path to enlightenment.
Each detail is painted by hand on cotton canvas using natural mineral and vegetable pigments. 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 27.5 by 27.25 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.