Tibetan antiques at Himalayan Antiques
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Contemporary item #551674 (stock #20536u)
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A large portrait of a contemplative Buddha dominates the central portion of this thangka. He is surrounded by an aureole of leaves and flowers intertwined with eight swirling dragons. Above all this is the smiling face of a kirtimukha. In the upper corners two seated Buddhas float in the sky. In front of his throne at the bottom of the thangka sits an elaborate Tibetan table holding vases of flowers and a tray of offerings protected by two ferocious snow lions...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Contemporary item #551664 (stock #20537g)
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107 small identical Buddha images surround central image of Buddha Shakyamuni seated on a lotus throne with his right hand in the earth-touching mudra holding an alms bowl with his left. He is backed by a flowering tree.

This thangka is unmounted and suitable for framing. Including the border it measures 18" by 25". It could be paired with the thangka of 108 Buddhas (20537e) or with Myriad Manjushrees (20537c). The three are identical in length and matched in style...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Contemporary item #551611 (stock #20537i)
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White Tara is easily distinguished by her seven eyes. In addition to the usual two, she has one in the middle of her forehead and eyes on the palms of both hands and soles of both feet. She is associated with compassion, long life, healing and serenity.

This thangka is unmounted and suitable for framing. Including the border it measures 18.5" by 24". It is part of a series of meticulously rendered thangkas painted largely in 24-caret gold paint with additional muted colors...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Contemporary item #550731 (stock #20536n)
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The Dalai Lama of Tibet is considered to be an incarnation of this form of Avalokitesvara, the Four-Armed Avalokitesvara. Called Chenrezi by the Tibetan, he is the Bodhisattva of compassion. He is the patron deity of Tibet and his practice was introduced into Tibet in the seventh century. He holds a wish-fulfilling jewel in two of his arms and Buddhist prayer beads in his second right hand and the flower of a lotus in his left...