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Thangkas: Buddhist Religious Scrolls

September 6th, 2009 by mohitg | 2 Comments

Thangkas: Buddhist Religious Scrolls

Thangkas were originally intended to serve as a record of, and guide for contemplative experience. They were intended to convey iconographic information in a pictorial manner. A text of the same meditation would supply similar details in written descriptive form. Here’s a multimedia story on the making of these scrolls…


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