Machig Labdron Dakini
A thangka is a Tibetan painting that is traditionally used as a support for one’s meditation practice. The imagery depicted in this Tibetan painting is of Machig Labdron who provides a guide for the elaborate visualizations that one does in Tibetan Buddhist practice. In Tibetan homes and monasteries, thangkas are considered sacred objects and are often placed above shrines.
- Hand Painted
- Master Quality Thangka Painting
- Materials : Semi-Precious Natural Minerals, Pure Gold
- Base: Cotton Canvas
- Origination: Nepal
Machig's verses remind us of ways in which the absolute view of emptiness and radical compassion can be woven into the fabric of our practice.
Machig Labdron is popularly considered to be both a dakini and a deity, an emanation of Yum Chenmo, or Prajnaparamita, the embodiment of the wisdom of the buddhas. Historically, this Tibetan woman, a contemporary of Milarepa, was an adept and outstanding teacher, a mother, and a founder of a unique transmission lineage known as the Chod of Mahamudra. This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron, founder of the unique Mahamudra Chod tradition, is presented together with a comprehensive overview of Choud's historical and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its subsequent transmission to Tibet.
Hand Embroidery Brocade
Want to add a Brocade to your beautiful Thangka Painting? Traditional Style Brocade has been one of the most popular form of mounting as it has a greater religious merit.
Note: Make sure you have added the Thangka to your cart first.
100% Cotton Canvas
Preparing the Cotton canvas before starting to paint a Thangka. This process includes washing, drying, stretching, sizing and everything needed to make a perfect base for the thangka to last for centuries.
Thangka Paintings are painted using the natural minerals. These are firstly grind into the powder form and then used in the thangka as a paint.
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