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Thangka Paintings

  A thangka is a Tibetan traditional style of art which represents all the buddhism either it is Tibetan or Nepali or else.It is combines painting with silk embroidery. A thangka usually features a Buddhist god or a famous historical scene.Thangka painting is called Thangka in Tibetan language while it is called Paubha in Newari buddhism culture in Nepal.

- A thangka is a three-dimensional work. The picture is painted on a panel and then a silk cover is added. Sometimes it is even more embellished with leather covers on the corners and three-dimensional wooden dowels according to Buddha Net.

-Thangkas are traditionally displayed at Buddhist monasteries, used in processions or hung in reverence at family alters.

-The style of thangka art originated in Nepal and then imported to Tibet when a Nepali princess married a Tibetan noble according to Pink Lotus Thangka.

-Thangka art usually depicts a Buddha teaching a lesson or an important scene from a Lama's life. Thangkas are used as centerpieces for mediation.

Products Under Thangka Paintings

Wheel of Life Thangka


US $162.00

Avalokiteswora Thangka


US $83.00

Kalachakra Thangka Painting


US $65.00

Manjushree Thangka


US $135.00

Black and Silver Kharachheri Thangka


US $115.00