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The Life of Buddha Thangka

The Life of Buddha Thangka

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Introducing our exquisite "Life of Buddha Thangka" – a masterpiece that captures the profound journey of Siddhartha Gautama, who would later become the enlightened one, Buddha. This stunning thangka, painstakingly hand-painted by a skilled artisan, is not just a work of art; it's a visual narrative of the life and teachings of one of history's most revered spiritual leaders.

Limited Availability: Due to the meticulous craftsmanship involved in creating each thangka, we have limited stock available. Don't miss the opportunity to own this exceptional work of art and spirituality

The Journey Unveiled: The "Life of Buddha Thangka" takes you on a spiritual voyage, depicting key moments in the life of Siddhartha Gautama. From his princely upbringing in the lap of luxury to his transformative encounters with suffering, meditation, and enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, this thangka beautifully illustrates the stages of his life with intricate details and vibrant colors.

This thangka is painted using natural pigments from stones, carefully selected for their brilliance and longevity. These pigments not only infuse the artwork with authentic colors but also symbolize the enduring nature of Buddha's teachings.
The painting is done on handmade canvas, adding a tactile dimension to its visual beauty. The canvas's texture enhances the depth and richness of the artwork, making it a truly immersive experience for admirers.

The 12 Great Deeds of Buddha: The "Life of Buddha Thangka" provides a detailed and intricate depiction of the 12 Great Deeds of Buddha. These deeds are pivotal moments in Buddha's life, representing his path to enlightenment and his mission to alleviate suffering in the world. Each deed is a profound teaching in itself:

  • The Precious Birth: Siddhartha Gautama's birth as a prince in the Lumbini Garden to Maya Devi, the queen of Lumbini - a kingdom in southern Nepal
  • The Great Renunciation: His decision to leave behind his princely life to seek spiritual truth.
  • The Defeat of Mara: The moment of enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, with the defeat of the demon Mara symbolizing the triumph of inner peace.
  • The Turning of the Wheel of Dharma: Buddha's first sermon in Sarnath, where he preached the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path.
  • The Miraculous Display of Miracles: The display of supernatural abilities to skeptics and followers.
  • The Descent from the Heaven of the Thirty-Three Gods: Buddha's descent from the heavenly realm after teaching his mother in heaven.
  • The Taming of the Mad Elephant: Calming an enraged elephant with his presence and compassion.
  • The Subduing of Nalagiri: Taming a rampaging elephant in Rajgir.
  • The Miracle of Shravasti: Performing miraculous feats in Shravasti to demonstrate the power of his teachings.
  • The Display of Miracles at Shravasti: More miracles to inspire faith in his disciples.
  • The Predicting of Future Buddhahood: Buddha's prediction of Maitreya, the future Buddha.
  • The Parinirvana: Buddha's final passing into Nirvana.
The "Life of Buddha" Thangka is a visual treasure that captures these profound moments, allowing you to connect with Buddha's teachings on a deep and meaningful level.
Bring serenity and enlightenment into your surroundings with this extraordinary thangka. Its presence is not only aesthetically pleasing but also spiritually uplifting. Let it serve as a constant reminder of the path to inner peace and awakening. Embrace the teachings of compassion, wisdom, and enlightenment by making this thangka a part of your sacred space.
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Care Instructions

Framing a thangka may be a good solution. But it is advisable to box frame the entire thangka rather than just the central painting. The framing should be done by a professional.

Materials

Specially treated cotton canvas; Paints made from stone minerals

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Country of Origin

India

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