Kali Thangka - Ghau Thangka

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Ghau is a portable shrine in which an image of the owner's personal deity (Ishta Devata) is kept wrapped in silk cloth. Most Tibetans used Ghau at home and during traveling. At home, it is kept on alter but when traveling it is fastened at the cross belt. Generally, Ghau has trefoil shapes and a window in the middle through which one can see the personal deity. Ghau is made of two parts that fit together to form a box. The back is usually left plain and the front is richly decorated.

This beautiful Ghau Thangka is hand-made by the master artisans of Nepal, which lies in the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal. These master artists have been working from generation and generation.

Product Detail

  • Painting Size: (5 x 4) cm
  • Ghau / Amulet Size : ( 6 x 4.5 ) cm
  • Hand Carved Ghau or Locket Materials: Semi-Precious Natural Minerals, Pure Gold
  • Painted on: Cotton Canvas
  • Origination: Nepal

Kali is a Hindu Goddess, a chief of the Mahavidyas, a group of ten Tantric goddesses. Kali is known as Kalika or Shyama in Sanskrit. She is the most powerful form of Shakti and her earliest appearance is that of a destroyer of evil forces. She is worshipped as the Mother of the Universe, Adi Shakti, or Adi Parashakti or , as Divine Mother. She is also the divine protector who bestows moksha, or liberation.

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.

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.

Natural Minerals

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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