Title:A Brief Introduction to Buddhist Deities in Thangka
Author:Lama P. Pakhrin
Size:214 x 132 mm
The traditional 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, Yolmo Manangeys and Newars are the instances.
Most of the Thangka viewer simply think that Thangka is an art of the Buddhist monk ortherelse. Nothing but, the Buddhist scholar of higher intellectual revere it with entire homage considering mystic power of Lamaiastic deities, in accordance with the religious culture, the Thangka to be kept at the worship room sanctifies with holy water muttering mantras to enliven Thangkas mystic power and puts Khadaa 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.