Tibetan-Paintings-900x550 Books about Tibetan Thangka & Other Paintings

Books about Tibetan Thangka & Other Paintings

A thangka is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silkappliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Thangkas are traditionally kept unframed and rolled up when not on display, mounted on a textile backing somewhat in the style of Chinese scroll paintings, with a further silk cover on the front. hangka serve as important teaching tools depicting the life of the Buddha, various influential lamas and other deities and bodhisattvas. (excerpted from Wikipedia)

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