Thangka Art Kalachakra Mandala

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Description

This unique Kalchakra Mandala is hand- painted by the master artist in Kathmandu Valley. It is painted on Cotton canvas with Tibetan design. It comes unframed. You can frame it on western style framing or add on traditional style silk brocade.


"Kala" means time and "chakra " means cycle in Sanskrit word. Kalachakra is the representation of the cyclical nature of time in Hindu and Buddhist cosmologies. The teachings, called Kalachakra Tantra, are considered to be some of the most advanced and complex in Tibetan Buddhism. It is a two-dimensional representation of the five-story palace of the Kalachakra deity, in which a total of 722 deities resides, with Kalachakra and his consort Vishvamata united in an embrace of perpetual bliss at the very center. The Mandala practice of Kalchakra is to initiate to “enter” into the mandala and identify with the deity represented therein.


The floors of the palace depicted in the Kalachakra Mandala, from the ground up, represent:

1.Enlightened body

2.Enlightened speech

3.Enlightened mind

4.Enlightened wisdom

5.Enlightened great bliss


Arrayed around the palace are four elemental rings and two outer rings. From the inside out they are:

1.Earth

2.Water

3.Fire

4.Wind

5.Space

6.Wisdom


Product Description:


Product Size: 55 cm X 55 cm

Cotton Canvas

Materials Used: Natural Colors

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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Service and delivery of this first Mandala I bought from Lucky Thanka was really fast and the updates were brilliant.
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