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Boldly reinterpreting the age-old Tibetan and Nepalese art form known as Thangka, Celestial Gallery offers beautifully detailed representations of mandalas, or celestial spheres. Simply gazing upon the mandalas is meant to inspire in the viewer a heightened state of intention and clarity. Master painter Romio Shrestha and his team of artisan monks have created postmodern versions of these enlightened Buddha realms from hand-ground malachite, lapis, marigolds, and other rare substances. Painted at times with a mere three hairs from the tail of a cat, these multifaceted scenes of otherworldly deities are rich with hauntingly powerful detail. Depictions of White Tara, Green Tara, the Medicine Buddha, and many other celestial beings invite and inspire meditation and reflection.

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ISBN:
9781601090515
Author:
Shrestha, Romio
Publisher:
Mandala Media
Foreword by:
Chopra, Deepak
Foreword:
Chopra, Deepak
Author:
Romio
Author:
Baker, Ian
Author:
Shrestha,
Author:
Chopra, Deepak
Afterword by:
Thurman, Robert A. F.
Afterword:
Thurman, Robert A. F.
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
14 x 11 in 33 oz

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» Religion » Comparative Religion » General
» Religion » Eastern Religions » Buddhism » Tibetan Buddhism
» Religion » Eastern Religions » General

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Boldly reinterpreting the age-old Tibetan and Nepalese art form known as Thangka, Celestial Gallery offers beautifully detailed representations of mandalas, or celestial spheres. Simply gazing upon the mandalas is meant to inspire in the viewer a heightened state of intention and clarity. Master painter Romio Shrestha and his team of artisan monks have created postmodern versions of these enlightened Buddha realms from hand-ground malachite, lapis, marigolds, and other rare substances. Painted at times with a mere three hairs from the tail of a cat, these multifaceted scenes of otherworldly deities are rich with hauntingly powerful detail. Depictions of White Tara, Green Tara, the Medicine Buddha, and many other celestial beings invite and inspire meditation and reflection.
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