• Manjushri - “God of Divine Wisdom". He carries the sword of wisdom and light in his right hand and Prajnaparmita manuscript “the book of Divine Wisdom" on his left on the lotus blossom. His left hand will be in teaching gesture (Jnan Mudra).

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  • Amitabha-literally infinite light, Transcendent Buddha of the west, lord of the lotus clan. He represents the transmutation of lust into discriminating wisdom, the color of ruby, the purity of the conceptual system. He is widely known outside of tantric Buddhism as the Buddha of the blissful land Buddha verse of the west (sukhavati) and is worshipped by...

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  • Vajrasattva is the esoteric aspect of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra and is commonly associated with the student practitioner who through the master's teachings, attains an ever-enriching subtle and rarefied grounding.

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  • Cundi (Sanskrit: चुन्दी) is the source of all the Buddhas of past, present and future whose secret name is Great Victorious Vajra and had unimaginable power of blessings. Those who practice this bodhisattva will attain wisdom, victory in debate, harmonious and respectful family, improved relations with others, longevity, healed sicknesses, removed of...

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  • Known as Tsongkhapa (1357–1419), usually taken to mean "The Man from Onion Valley", was a famous teacher of Tibetan Buddhism whose activities led to the formation of the Geluk school. He is also known by his ordained name Lobsang Drakpa (blo bzang grags pa) or simply as Je Rinpoche (rje rin po che).

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  • Yamāntaka is a Sanskrit name that can be broken down into two primary elements: Yama, the name of the god of death; and antaka, or "terminator". Thus, Yamāntaka's name literally means "the terminator of death". 

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  • The Wheel of Life, a classical image from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition depicts the psychological states, or realms of existence, associated with the unenlightened state. A powerful mirror for spiritual aspirants, the wheel of deluded existence is often painted to the left of Tibetan monastery doors; it offers an opportunity for monks and pilgrims alike...

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  • 4 ARMED CHENREZI - The Mantra of Chenrezi is "OM MANI PADME HUM".

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  • 1000 Armed Avalokiteshvara is the Bodhisattva of the Great Compassion. Avalokiteshvara is in a form known as 1000-armed eleven-headed lokeshvara. this beautiful piece is painted in full gold.

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  • White Tara represents the enlightened and liberating activity of all the Buddhas.

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  • Vajradhara (Sanskrit: वज्रधार Vajradhāra, Tibetan: རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང། rdo rje 'chang (Dorje Chang);Javanese: Kabajradharan; Japanese: 執金剛; Chinese: 金剛總持 English: Diamond-holder) is the ultimate primordial Buddha, or Adi Buddha, according to the Gelug and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

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  • Green Tara in beautiful Tibetan background thangka painted by Bikash Lama. Recitatal of her short Mantra OM TARE TU TARE TU RE SVAHA is believed to avoid negative karma and free oneself from old karmic bondages, reaching enlightenment for one and for the sake of all sentient beings as quick as possible. 

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  • Perhaps the most admired and discussed symbol of Buddhist religion and art is the Mandala, a word which, like guru and yoga, has become part of the English language. Its popularity is underscored by the use of the word Mandala as a synonym for sacred space in scholarship (the) world over, and by its presence in English – language dictionaries and...

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  • Vajrasattva is the esoteric aspect of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra and is commonly associated with the student practitioner who through the master's teachings, attains an ever-enriching subtle and rarefied grounding.

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  • The Wheel of Life, a classical image from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition depicts the psychological states, or realms of existence, associated with the unenlightened state. A powerful mirror for spiritual aspirants, the wheel of deluded existence is often painted to the left of Tibetan monastery doors; it offers an opportunity for monks and pilgrims alike...

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Thangka?

also known as tangka, thanka

A scroll-painting (with or without embroidery) usually depicting Buddhist deity, Wheel of Life or Mandala
Thangka serve as important teaching tools depicting the life of the Buddha, various influential lamas and other deities and bodhisattvas
Devotional images act as the centerpiece during a ritual or ceremony and are often used as mediums through which one can offer prayers or make requests
A religious art used as a meditation tool to help bring one further down the path to enlightenment.

Process of Painting

Painted on cotton or silk canvas.
The paint consists of pigments in a water soluble medium.
Both mineral and organic pigments are used, tempered with herb and glue solution (distemper technique).
A thangka painting is highly geometric.
Each element is laid out on a systematic grid of angles and intersecting lines.
The process seems very methodical, but often requires deep understanding of the symbolism involved to capture the spirit of it.
Thangka often overflow with symbolism and allusion.