Thangka Painting is a traditional form of painting which can also be called as a Roadmap to the Enlightenment. These form of painting is painted on a pure cotton canvas which takes several days just to prepare the base. A very fine brush and other thickness brush are prepared to paint a thangka. Different natural minerals has to be collected grind to form powder to paint the thangka. 

The thangka paintings has different buddha and bodhisattva or Mandala which helps to understand the way of life and help us to transform our mind, body and speech to live a life with love, kindness and compassion.  

Click here to read detail on how thangka painting is painted. The article explains in detail on every step of painting a thangka.