Manjushri Bodhisattva Thangka

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75 x 55 cm
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All Thangka Paintings at Lucky Thanka are genuine hand paintings from Nepal painted by highly skilled lama artists. These hand paintings thangka are painted on cotton canvas using natural stone color and other materials like gold,silver, lapis mineral.

In Mahayana Buddhism, Manjusri is the bodhisattva of wisdom and is one of the most important iconic figures in Mahayana art and literature.

Mantra : Om Ara Pa Za Na Di

Syllable A guides to the ultimate insight that the essence of all things is unproduced.

Syllable RA guides to the ultimate insight that all things are free and pure of defilements.

Syllable PA guides to the ultimate insight that all dharmas have been „expounded in the ultimate sense.”

Syllable CA guides to the ultimate insight that the arising and ceasing of things cannot be apprehended because in ultimate reality there is no arising or ceasing (of anything).

Syllable NA guides to the ultimate insight that although the names for things change the nature of things behind their names cannot be gained or lost.

The last syllable DHIH of the mantra does have a meaning, though this is not always the case with mantra sounds. This potent syllable has an extremely ancient connection with the manifestation of the form using sacred vibration or sound. This syllable also appears in the Rig Veda (Vedic Sanskrit hymns) where it stands for vision such as that preceding an intentional act of generation or creation.


Motivation to buy Thangka Painting

Our motivation can be a great move to help us buy a Tibetan Thangka Painting too. If the motivation is for the benefit of your body, mind and speech so that you can help others through your awakened mind then you could gain a lot of merit. Here are some of the other factors that may be the motivation for people to buy a Thangka Painting.


1. An appreciation towards artwork

Lot of people love art work and when they understand the work and details involved in the painting people can actually feel the energy. People buy it for recognising the artwork and value it with their heart.


2. A blessing to your personal or professional environment

Tibetan thangka can be consecrated and blessed by your lama, teacher, spiritual friend. Your daily routine while passing the thangka, will be to remind you of the qualities of the deity and / or make offerings to him (incense, flowers, saffron water, etc.).


3. A tool for devotion

A tibetan thangka can help you to better identify and remember the qualities of divinity and integrate them into your practice using the teachings of Buddhism. Lot of people who enjoy teachings of Buddhism would love to buy Thangka Paintings for their practice.


4. Practice Meditation

A thangka is also called as a road map for the enlightenment. Through the thangka and deity visualization, you can practice various exercises to find inner peace and an awakened mind.

Every painting is nicely packed with hand made lokta paper and is put inside a strong non bendable PVC Pipes for expedition.

Click here to add the brocade to your thangka.

Silk Brocade is the most popular form of mounting since it is seen as having greater religious merit than other less expensive types of cloth. Framing the paintings is the traditional way to represent it.

All of our brocading work is performed by a specialised tailor with many years of brocading experience. We guarantee that your frame will look stunning and the work is usually completed within one to two business days (very large Thangkas may take a bit longer).

OUR CURRENT ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL IS 1 - 3 WEEK 

All of our Buddhist Supplies are handmade products from Nepal. Once we receive your order we try to dispatch the order with 24 - 48 hours. Once the item has been shipped via recommended courier for that country the order will be received within 1 - 3 week after order dispatched. 

Every order will have the Tracking Number updated for you.

If there has been any delay for processing the order we will always contact you via Email.

We do worldwide shipping. 

Why Choose Lucky Thanka?

Every detail matters when it comes to our product, our artisians come from a 3rd generation crafting family who continue to use traditional techniques for these exquisite pieces of art. From hand carving, to hand painting delicate and detailed designs, each product feels as unique as the artisan who created it with their time, dedication and energy

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.

May this Thangka Painting help to purify and transform your Body, Speech & Mind for the benefit of all sentient beings.