Shakyamuni Buddha Thangka
Shakyamuni Buddha Thangkas are traditional Tibetan Buddhist artworks with Siddhartha Gautama, famously known as Gautama Buddha, as the focal point. He is the founder of Buddhism and is esteemed as the "Enlightened One" who gained wisdom beneath the Bodhi tree.
In Shakyamuni Buddha thangkas, Siddhartha Gautama is usually displayed in the meditative "Bhumisparsha mudra" posture, right hand pointing down, left hand in lap. This gesture shows the instant he realized enlightenment, asking the earth to bear witness. His serene and tranquil face reflects his inner peace. He wears monastic robes and is distinguished by the "urna" (eyebrow curl) and the "ushnisha" (cranial bump), signifying his awakened qualities.
- Hand Painted
- Materials: Semi-Precious Natural Minerals
- Base: Cotton Canvas
- Origination: Nepal
Thangkas featuring Shakyamuni Buddha are meaningful to Buddhist adherents as they serve to remind them of their faith and the quest for enlightenment. Such thangkas are utilized often in prayer and contemplation as well as being present in Buddhist places of worship, including monasteries and temples, as well as many homes.
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.
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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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