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A BREIF INTRODUCATION TO BUDDHIST DEITIES IN THANGKA (Copy)

Rs. 150

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THE TRADITION OF THANGKA PAINTING WAS JUST OUTSET IN TIBET AND NOW IS NOT CONFINED ONLY WITHIN TIBET AND TIBETAN COMMUNITY BUT THOSE WHO ADOPTED THE TIBETAN BUDDHISM LEARNT THIS ART SO AS TAMANGS, SHERPAS, THAKALIS,YOLMOS MANANGEYS AND NEWARS ARE THE INSTANCES.
MOST OF THE THANGKA VIEWER SIMPLY THINK THAT THANGKA IS AN ART OF THE BUDDHIST MONK OTHERELSE NOTHING BUT. THE BUDDHIST SCHOLAR OF HIGHER INTELLECTUALITY REVERE IT WITH ENTIRE HOMAGE CONSIDERING MYSTIC POWER OF LAMAISTIC DIETIES. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RELIGIOUS CULTURE, THE THANGKA TO BE KEPT AT THE WORSHIP ROOM SANCTFIES WITH HOLY WATER MUTTERING MANTRAS TO ENLIVEN THANGKAS MISTICE POWER AND PUTS KHADA(A TWO FEET LONG SILK CLOTH)ON IT. SINCE THEN THE DEVOTEE USE TO BOW HIS/HER HEAD BEFORE IT AT THE TIME OF WORSHIP SPECIALLY IN THE MORNING TIME.
ALMOST PEOPLE NEVER CONSIDER THE THANGKA AS AN OBJECT OF DECORATION. BY WORSHIP OF TARA(DOLMA)GODDESS RESULTS LUCRATIVE FOR THE BUSSINESS AND AS WELL AS THE (WRATHFUL DIETY) DHARMAPALA PROTECTFROM THE HAZARDOUS,CALAMITY,SUBDUING ENEMIES,AVERTING ACCIDENT AND FULFILLING ONES DESIRE IN BELIEVED WITH EMPTY HEART.

Additional Information

AUTHOR

LAMA P. PAKHRIN

PUBLISHER

ADARSH BOOK

PRINTED PAGES

80

PUBLISHING YEAR

2008

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH

ISBN

9788187138655

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