Shakyamuni Buddha Thangka Painting


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Shakyamuni Buddha Thangka Painting are hand painted revered artworks in Tibetan Buddhism, depicting Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha. They convey deep spiritual teachings and serve as powerful tools for meditation and spiritual practice, connecting devotees with the wisdom of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Key features:

  1. Appearance: Shakyamuni Buddha is typically shown with a serene and compassionate expression, symbolizing his enlightened state. He is depicted in a seated meditative posture, known as the lotus position (padmasana), with legs crossed and soles of the feet visible.
  2. Hand Gestures (Mudras): The right hand touches the earth, symbolizing the moment of his enlightenment when he called the earth to witness his attainment. Both hands resting in the lap, palms up, symbolizing meditation and the balance of thought.
  3. Symbolism and Iconography: The Buddha's head features a protuberance representing his supreme knowledge, a small dot on his forehead symbolizing his divine vision, and a simple monk's robe symbolizing his renunciation of material wealth and worldly life.
  4. Colors and Background: The Buddha's body is depicted as golden and radiant, while the background may contain symbolic elements such as celestial beings. A halo or aura may surround the Buddha, representing his divine radiance and spiritual purity.
  5. Other Deities and Figures: Shakyamuni Buddha is accompanied by bodhisattvas like Avalokiteshvara and disciples like Ananda and Mahakasyapa, as well as protective deities and spirits, representing the safeguarding of Buddhist teachings. 
  6. Purpose and Use: Shakyamuni Buddha Thangka Paintings are used as meditation aids and visual aids to teach about his path to enlightenment and teachings. They are believed to bring blessings and guidance.

Product Specification:

  • Hand Painted
  • Size: 80 cm x 60 cm
  • Base: Cotton Canvas
  • Origination: Nepal 

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.

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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