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Kubera is a god-king in Hindu mythology. He is a semi-divine Lord of Wealth among the yakshas or nature spirits in the Hindu tradition. As a part of the Lokapalas, he protects the world and is the governor of the North. These Lokapalas are Guardians of the Directions involving the cardinal ways (north, east, south, and west). In Buddhism, Kubera is called Vaishravana. As evident in this thangka, K
Kubera is a god-king in Hindu mythology. He is a semi-divine Lord of Wealth among the yakshas or nat
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A supreme master of all knowledge, intelligence and wisdom, as can be analysed from his name Ganapati, where ‘Ga’ means buddhi (intelligence), ‘Na’ means vijnana (wisdom) and ‘Pati’ means master. His benevolence allows him to be honoured as the first among the celestials before the commencement of any auspicious ceremony for enlightening it to a successful finish without any obstru
A supreme master of all knowledge, intelligence and wisdom, as can be analysed from his name Ganapat
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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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The solitary Lord Shiva is seated atop the peak of Kailash, His cosmic home next to the Mansarovar. The existential destroyer has His trusty Nandi for company, the mythic bull with the power of a thousand of its mortal counterparts. He rests one hand on its head between the horns, while in the other He holds an ivory conch that He regards with half-shut eyes. Shiva Nandi Oil Painting: https://w
The solitary Lord Shiva is seated atop the peak of Kailash, His cosmic home next to the Mansarovar.
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Anup Gomay is known for his artistic ability to provide picturesque backgrounds to his amazing paintings. In this painting, he encapsulates a baby blue sky decorated with cotton-like clouds and contrasted with a lush green setting, capturing rich American sycamores that give it an eye-catching look. The painting is bordered by a red brick pillared balustrade that is imprinted it with ethnic patter
Anup Gomay is known for his artistic ability to provide picturesque backgrounds to his amazing paint
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Peace & Prosperity heralds escalation in artistic pursuits. During the Sikh period, art reached its pinnacle in Lahore, Amritsar, Jind, Patiala, etc. It had a unique style, standing in its own right, characterizing its own Punjabi manifestations, reflecting color scheme and ornamentation. Sobriety is the keynote of this painting. Executed in monochromes, it is a regal miniature. The pachyd
Peace & Prosperity heralds escalation in artistic pursuits. During the Sikh period, art reached
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Lord Ganesha is a baal-deva, a child (baal) of the divine order of the devas. He is an integral part of Shiva-parivar and the Devi Durga offspring retinue in devotional art; and when portrayed alone, He is the scribe of the Mahabharata and/or the very picture of traditional opulence. The oil painting you see on this page is a singular depiction of the Lord. Quiet, gathered, solitary - such is His
Lord Ganesha is a baal-deva, a child (baal) of the divine order of the devas. He is an integral part
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Of the composite images combining a male and female deity, the most celebrated one is that of Ardhanarishvara form of Shiva and Parvati. It is said that the motive behind the syncretism was to bring together a number of cult deities on a common platform. In this, respective deities of the two major cults are shown sharing the same body. The spirit of this syncretism is also contained in the Ardhan
Of the composite images combining a male and female deity, the most celebrated one is that of Ardhan
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In this Spirit Of Enlightenment Mandala Thangka Painting, the sacred hum symbol is at the heart of this mandala. Thick, white strokes of the brush against a scarlet-colored circlet. Painted in the Tibetan script, it is the final syllable of the Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara mantra, which is extracted from the Mahayana Karandavyuhasootra and is considered the moola (fundamental) mantra of Buddhism. A
In this Spirit Of Enlightenment Mandala Thangka Painting, the sacred hum symbol is at the heart 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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In Tibetan Buddhism, Chemchok Heruka is most notably known to be the focal divinity in the Fifty-eight Wrathful Deities mandala where he is the furious aspect of Samantabhadra. These 58 deities are said to be wrathful deities one can meet in death and rebirth. He is also known as the Mahottara Heruka. Meanwhile, in the Guhyagarbha Tantra, he is the main deity among the herukas of the Eight Command
In Tibetan Buddhism, Chemchok Heruka is most notably known to be the focal divinity in the Fifty-eig
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Lord Ganesh is one of Hinduism’s most prominent deities. He is the god of new beginnings and the lord who removes obstacles. Because of these, he is often invoked at the beginning of prayers or rituals, or when believers are set to undergo a major milestone and before making life decisions. He is traditionally depicted with an elephant head, often large in the proportion which signifies knowledg
Lord Ganesh is one of Hinduism’s most prominent deities. He is the god of new beginnings and the l
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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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An Avalokiteshvara Thangka Painting such as the one you see on this page would be a valuable addition to the home of any Buddha devotee. It is a skillfully, perfectly symmetrically executed Lokeshvara thangka painting in His traditional iconography. He is the glorious Lokeshvara sahasrabhuja (thousand-armed), the unmistakable aspect of His iconography. Speaking of signature aspects, this is an ima
An Avalokiteshvara Thangka Painting such as the one you see on this page would be a valuable additio
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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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Kubera, the God of wealth according to Buddhism is also known as Vaishravana. He is considered as a guardian king of the north direction and of Mount Sumeru that is believed to be the center of the universe. In this thangka Lord Kubera, the God of wealth is seated in a royal posture. He has a golden yellow complexion and plump torso decked with gold ornaments. He wears a five-pronged crown that sy
Kubera, the God of wealth according to Buddhism is also known as Vaishravana. He is considered as a
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Mahakala comes from the Sanskrit maha (great) and Kala (death or time) which translates that he is a deity beyond time. In Tibet, he is also called the Nagpo Chenpo, or the Great Black One, and is revered as guardian and protector. He is affiliated with the Hindu god Shiva. According to tradition, he dwells in the cremation grounds. In this thangka, he is depicted with two arms and two legs. On hi
Mahakala comes from the Sanskrit maha (great) and Kala (death or time) which translates that he is a
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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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In Tibetan Buddhism, Chemchok Heruka is most notably known to be the focal divinity in the Fifty-eight Wrathful Deities mandala where he is the furious aspect of Samantabhadra. These 58 deities are said to be wrathful deities one can meet in death and rebirth. He is also known as the Mahottara Heruka. Meanwhile, in the Guhyagarbha Tantra, he is the main deity among the herukas of the Eight Command
In Tibetan Buddhism, Chemchok Heruka is most notably known to be the focal divinity in the Fifty-eig
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