Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 761

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 761

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Great Shawl sale - 25% + 15% off on Shawls and Stoles
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Buddhist > Art > Sacred Buddhist Painting
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Sacred Buddhist Painting
Sacred Buddhist Painting
Description
From the Jacket

Sacred Buddhist Painting is a lucid account of thangka painting, a form of scroll painting integral to Tibetan Buddhist worship. Painting and sculpture were crucial to the religious life of Tibet. Ordinary Tibetans were often advised by their religious preceptors to commission a painting to 'remove' physical or mental obstacles, or to create the prerequisites for a long and healthy life (zhabs brtan).

Like any other virtuous deed, the commissioning of religious art was believed to earn merit (bsod nams), the only thing in the Buddhist view that could give rise to future benefits and happiness. From this has emerged an art unique in its imagery, choice of colours and immediacy of content.

This book introduces the reader to the gem-like iridescence of colours representing the archetypal Buddhist images of good and evil. It has thangkas from renowned collections the world over. Of special interest are the thangkas from the collection of H. H. the Dalai Lama's private chapel (Namgyal Monastery), his apartment above Norbulingka Temple, and his collection donated to the Library of Works and Archives, in Dharamsala, India.

About the Author

Anjan Chakraverty lives in Varanasi. After his post-graduation in creative painting he did his doctoral research on Landscape in Indian Miniature Painting. His book, Indian Miniature Painting, was published in 1996. He divides his time between painting and teaching art history at the faculty of Visual Art. Banaras Hindu University.

CONTENTS
Foreword7
Origin of the Buddha Image 15
Tibetan Buddhist Iconography27
Classification of Thangkas59
Technique of Thangka Painting77
The Painter's World101
The Evolution of Style117

Sacred Buddhist Painting

Item Code:
IDH475
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2011
ISBN:
8174360427
Size:
9.1" X 9.1
Pages:
136 (Color Illus: 100)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 745 gms
Price:
$25.00
Discounted:
$18.75   Shipping Free
You Save:
$6.25 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Sacred Buddhist Painting

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 18943 times since 15th Oct, 2011
From the Jacket

Sacred Buddhist Painting is a lucid account of thangka painting, a form of scroll painting integral to Tibetan Buddhist worship. Painting and sculpture were crucial to the religious life of Tibet. Ordinary Tibetans were often advised by their religious preceptors to commission a painting to 'remove' physical or mental obstacles, or to create the prerequisites for a long and healthy life (zhabs brtan).

Like any other virtuous deed, the commissioning of religious art was believed to earn merit (bsod nams), the only thing in the Buddhist view that could give rise to future benefits and happiness. From this has emerged an art unique in its imagery, choice of colours and immediacy of content.

This book introduces the reader to the gem-like iridescence of colours representing the archetypal Buddhist images of good and evil. It has thangkas from renowned collections the world over. Of special interest are the thangkas from the collection of H. H. the Dalai Lama's private chapel (Namgyal Monastery), his apartment above Norbulingka Temple, and his collection donated to the Library of Works and Archives, in Dharamsala, India.

About the Author

Anjan Chakraverty lives in Varanasi. After his post-graduation in creative painting he did his doctoral research on Landscape in Indian Miniature Painting. His book, Indian Miniature Painting, was published in 1996. He divides his time between painting and teaching art history at the faculty of Visual Art. Banaras Hindu University.

CONTENTS
Foreword7
Origin of the Buddha Image 15
Tibetan Buddhist Iconography27
Classification of Thangkas59
Technique of Thangka Painting77
The Painter's World101
The Evolution of Style117
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Sacred Buddhist Painting (Buddhist | Books)

Buddhist Art in Tibet: New Insights On Ancient Treasures (A Study of Paintings and Sculpture From 8th to 18th Century)
by Michael Henss
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Aditya Prakashan
Item Code: NAD821
$75.00$56.25
You save: $18.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Buddhist Paintings of Tun-Huang
by Lokesh Chandra
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAJ978
$100.00$75.00
You save: $25.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Guide to the Ajanta Paintings (Vol. 2. Devotional and Ornamental Paintings)
Item Code: IDD909
$27.50$20.62
You save: $6.88 (25%)
SOLD
Buddhist Tantra and Buddhist Art
by T. N. MISHRA
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD151
$32.00$24.00
You save: $8.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ajanta Paintings (Unidentified and Misinterpreted)
by Meena Talim
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Buddhist World Press
Item Code: NAL213
$85.00$63.75
You save: $21.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Far away from Home: Tibetan Refugee Children Write and Paint Their Stories
Deal 20% Off
by Gabriele Rabkin
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Paljor Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDI127
$50.00$30.00
You save: $20.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Thanka Painting of the TSANGA-PA Tradition of Tibet
by Phuntsok Sangpo
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Paljor Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHD010
$105.00$78.75
You save: $26.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bagh paintings: Identification and Interpretation
by MEENA TALIM
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDG203
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Madhubani Painting
Item Code: IDE057
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
SOLD
Indian Painting – The Lesser-Known Traditions
Deal 30% Off
by Anna L. Dallapiccola
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAC685
$75.00$39.38
You save: $35.62 (30 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Raghogarh Paintings (National Museum Collection)
by PC Jain
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
National Museum, New Delhi
Item Code: NAK686
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Vishvarupa (Paintings on the Cosmic Form of Krishna-Vasudeva)
by Neena Ranjan
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Aryan Books International
Item Code: IDK006
$95.00$71.25
You save: $23.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
appreciate being able to get this hard to find book from this great company Exotic India.
Mohan, USA
Both Om bracelets are amazing. Thanks again !!!
Fotis, Greece
Thank you for your wonderful website.
Jan, USA
Awesome collection! Certainly will recommend this site to friends and relatives. Appreciate quick delivery.
Sunil, UAE
Thank you so much, I'm honoured and grateful to receive such a beautiful piece of art of Lakshmi. Please congratulate the artist for his incredible artwork. Looking forward to receiving her on Haida Gwaii, Canada. I live on an island, surrounded by water, and feel Lakshmi's present all around me.
Kiki, Canada
Nice package, same as in Picture very clean written and understandable, I just want to say Thank you Exotic India Jai Hind.
Jeewan, USA
I received my order today. When I opened the FedEx packet, I did not expect to find such a perfectly wrapped package. The book has arrived in pristine condition and I am very impressed by your excellent customer service. It was my pleasure doing business with you and I look forward to many more transactions with your company. Again, many thanks for your fantastic customer service! Keep up the good work.
Sherry, Canada
I received the package today... Wonderfully wrapped and packaged (beautiful statue)! Please thank all involved for everything they do! I deeply appreciate everyone's efforts!
Frances, USA
I have always been delighted with your excellent service and variety of items.
James, USA
I've been happy with prior purchases from this site!
Priya, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India