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Nevari is the term for the architecture and aesthetics of the Neva people of Nepal. Inhabitants of the Kathmandu valley, the Neva people are known for their love of well-defined lines and solid, statement colours. The thangka that you see on this page is atypical of the Nevari aesthetic. It depicts the seated Shakyamuni in the bhoomisparsha stance. Gautama Buddha is clad in a peach-coloured low-wo
Nevari is the term for the architecture and aesthetics of the Neva people of Nepal. Inhabitants of t
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A painting of the ethereal goddess Green Tara on a strip of soft, lace-like fabric. She is the queen of the Buddhist heavens as She sits on the belly of a pale-colored lotus bloom, Her long, slender legs gathered in Her characteristic bhadrasana. The right foot in Green Tara thangka paintings is usually poised discretely as could be seen in this traditional Tibetan thangka painting. The back of He
A painting of the ethereal goddess Green Tara on a strip of soft, lace-like fabric. She is the queen
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Superfine Four-Armed Avalokiteshvara - Tibetan Buddhist Brocadeless Thangka Painting
Superfine Four-Armed Avalokiteshvara - Tibetan Buddhist Brocadeless Thangka Painting
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Ushnishavijaya is one of the three gods of longevity and fulfillment of desire. The other three are Amitayus and White Tara. She is often depicted with eight arms and three heads. Her main face is white while another face is peaceful in gold, the face to her left is blue in a wrathful look. In this thangka, she sits on a moon disk on top of a multi-colored lotus within a stupa or a mound. Stupas a
Ushnishavijaya is one of the three gods of longevity and fulfillment of desire. The other three are
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A Tibetan thangka of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, one of the Shakyamuni triad of Mahayana Buddhism (together with Gautama Buddha and Manjushri). In this fine example of thangka art, He is depicted in a dynamic stance upon the back of a fair elephant, a mythical creature of the Buddhist heavens. A dhoti of powdery blue silk and sashes of pale gold float about the figure of Samantabhadra. His face is
A Tibetan thangka of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, one of the Shakyamuni triad of Mahayana Buddhism (to
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Amoghasiddhi is one of the five spiritual vectors of the Buddha’s divine personality (tathagata). He is the Buddha of perfect practice leading up to consummate accomplishment or ‘siddhi’ (‘amogha’ stands for that which goes not in vain). The thangka that you see on this page depicts Amoghasiddhi in the seated-contemplative stance of padmasana, complemented by the mudras of His hands. Thi
Amoghasiddhi is one of the five spiritual vectors of the Buddha’s divine personality (tathagata).
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A simple, time-tested image of the seated Shakyamuni. The epithet Shakyamuni refers to the rulership (‘muni’) of the Buddha’s family over the Shakya clan. It is a traditional thangka made with age-old painting techniques (acrylics, gouache) set off by subtle metallic infusions in pure 24K gold. Everything about this thangka is in keeping with the traditional iconography of the Buddha. Legs g
A simple, time-tested image of the seated Shakyamuni. The epithet Shakyamuni refers to the rulership
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