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Antique painting of Five Buddhist Lohan

Antique painting of Five Buddhist Lohan

Original painting in a lovely style, of five of the eighteen Lohan (Arhats). This very old – and very large – painting is in a classic style and is assumed to be a rendering of the five “great Bhikshu” to whom Buddha entrusted the propagation of Buddhism after his Parinirvana (his physical passing). These five…

Magnificent painted Tibetan Thanka

Magnificent painted Tibetan Thanka

A splendidly detailed thanka depicting a hundred cosmic Buddhas in a powerful mandala (symbolically a hundred – the actual number is difficult to count), surmounted with 100 armed Avalokitesvara (“He who hears the cries of the world”), the Buddhist savior. Many of the Tibetan guardians – fierce and snarling demon protectors – adorn the quadrants…

18th Century Tibetan Thanka of The Buddha

Very unique and large thanka of exceptional artistry, dramatically measuring 51 x 34.5 inches (129.5 cm x 87.6 cm) – requires large wall space. The highly mystical imagery includes a dramatic standing Buddha surrounded by many Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Painted in beautiful blues, reds and green palettes. A most dramatic, over-sized thanka. Framed traditionally as…

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