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Thangka is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silk applique, mostly depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala.

Traditionally, Thangkas were painted on cotton or silk with an embroidered silk border and silk covering screen.

The Drawing process includes the visual representation of spiritual reality into a canvas. The outline is first made with a pencil or charcoal and mustbe as per the iconographic grids-adding the right color is as necessary as the drawing because only the right color can show the painting’s true character. The painting is done with fine brushes where the artist blends various shades and colors to provide the necessary depth to the image. A Thangka painting can take a couple of months to complete. The colors are all made using vegetable and mineral pigments.This painting depicts Medicine Buddha, deilty in charge of all healing , spiritual, physical and emotional. Dimensions 24” x 26”

Medicine Buddha Tangka Painting

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