100% Pure silk and hand stitched
Stretched on a wooden frame
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Silk applique thangka is a highly renowned form of Tibetan Buddhist art.
Monasteries, practitioners and individuals buy this style of thangka for the beauty, quality and deep meaning of the art form.
Traditionally silk thangkas are held in high esteem due to the time consuming nature of hand stitching and embroidery, they are versatile and not subject to deterioration such as occurs with the painting thangkas.
They travel well and look stunning in any setting.
This manjushri thankgka is the result of Urgen Sonam’s skill, patience, concentration and dedication and is an exquisite hand stitched work of sacred art.
Manjusri, the Prince of Wisdom confers mastery of the Dharma—retentive memory, mental perfection and eloquence. He is a form of the Bodhisattva and along with Avalokitesvara and Vajrapani, he is one of the three family protectors, that of Variochana’s Tathagata family. In this Manjushree thangka his right hand he holds the sword of truth upward to cut through ignorance. His left hand is held in a teaching gesture with the arm extending straight out from the elbow and palm facing forward.