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I do love me some symmetry - SP Iconometry, Proportions & Guidelines in Buddhist art drawing Art Buddha, Buddha Kunst, Buddha Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddha Artwork, Thangka Painting, Buddha Painting, Buddha Drawing, Art Thai

Himalayan Buddhist Art 101: Iconometry, Proportions & Guidelines

Tricycle Jeff Watt 25 April 2013 Buddhist artistic traditions of the Himalayas, Tibet, and Central Asia are believed to follow established guidelines for determining body proportions in figurative art. This is called iconometry. The subject is often referred to, discussed, and published by Western scholars. I say "believed" in the first sentence because, though…

Shoton Festival Thangka at Drepung Monastery in Tibet Buddhist Symbols, Buddhist Art, Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Nepal, Thangka Painting, Himalaya, Lhasa, Tibet

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drepung monastery big tangkha day (SHOTON 4th august 2005)

Chenrezig, Buddha of Compassion Mandala, Tibetan Buddhist thangka Tibetan Mandala, Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Meditation Buddhism, Buddha Buddhism, Yoga Meditation, Lotus Buddha, Art Buddha, Mandala Art

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receptive: “ Chenrezig mandala symbolising the embodiment of compassion. ”

Tibetan monks are carrying a giant Thangka of Buddha uphill during the annual Shoton Festival. It is the best time to travel to Tibet to enjoy a big feast of Tibetan culture. Buddha Buddhism, Buddhist Monk, Tibetan Buddhism, Dalai Lama, Le Tibet, Monte Everest, Giant Buddha, Tibetan Art, We Are The World

Giant Buddha Thangka Exhibition

Tibetan monks are carrying a giant Thangka of Buddha uphill during the annual Shoton Festival. It is the best time to travel to Tibet to enjoy a big feast of Tibetan culture.

From the Yulin Caves (Chinese: 榆林窟; pinyin: Yulin kū), a Buddhist cave temple site in Anxi County, Gansu Province, China, and 100 km east of the oasis town of Dunhuang and the Mogao Caves. Chinese Painting, Chinese Art, Tibet, Calming Images, Ajanta Caves, Dunhuang, Buddha Art, Guanyin, Ancient Art

Yulin Grotto, Yulin Buddhist Sculptures, Buddhist Attractions

Yulin Grottoes, the sister of Mogao Grottoes, is famous for its eye-dazzling murals. Its 41 caves house 5650 square meters of frescoes, 272 statues, 10826 Buddha, Bodhisattvas and gods’ pictures. In 1961, it was listed as national key cultural protection site in China.

Life of the Buddha ~ Tibetan Tangka Painting Bouddha ♡ ♡ ♡ Buddha ♡ ♡ ♡ Buda Buddha Life, Buddha Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Vajrayana Buddhism, Thangka Painting, Buddhist Philosophy, Tibetan Art, Spirituality

how did buddha influence the world?

Buddha established a new religion which changed many societies. Already around 300 BC Buddhism gained political influence. Indian emperor Ashoka the Great established a Buddhist kingdom and based his reign on the Buddhists precepts. Life of the Buddha - Tibetan Thangka Painting Buddhism spread eastwards and forever changed China, Korea, and Japan. Buddhism wisely explained the human condition and offered consolation other religions did not give. It also introduced a culture of compassion…

SURYA MANDALA Worship of planetary deities was important in Nepali buddhism in… Thangka Painting, Mandala Painting, Tibetan Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddha Art, Buddha Life, Buddhist Symbols, Gautama Buddha, Sacred Art

SURYA MANDALA Worship of planetary deities was important in Nepali buddhism in the fourteen centuries and appears to have declined thereafter. The central figure in this mandala is the sun god, Surya, who holds two lotuses and rides a chariot pulled by seven horses, accompanied by Four consorts. The eight planetary deities surround the chariot in a circle, again surrounded by a larger circle containing twenty-eight figures- representing the main constellations and astral mansions-around the…

ॐ Student of life, dharma and the trancendence of consciousness, leading to Nirvana. Just a few inspiring, or thought-provoking images that I'd like to share. Gautama Buddha, Buddha Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Buddha Life, Zen, Thangka Painting, Buddhist Traditions, Wheel Of Life

Eleventh Great Deed: Visiting Trayastrimsa Heaven

In stage 11 of the traditional story of the Buddha's life, he ascends into the Trayastrimsa heaven. Trayastrimsa literally means "the thirty three." In Hinduism, this name is a reference to the home of the thirty-three Gods, as explained in the Vedas. By heaven is meant a high level of…