Size: 50*38 cm
This is Amitabha buddha thangka which made on Rincheling thangka gallery and art school, where have mostly are Girls artist who are comes from different hills area of Nepal. This is 32days work of thangka. This thangka made on cotton canvas colors used natural stone color and 24k gold. To prepare canvas used natural clay with glue. So, canvas is very strong and very soft. Sketch part done by Tashi lama, which is very important part for each and every thangkas. If sketch is not good proportion, then thangka is not good, so our thangka is different then market thangkas. after sketch start to color where we used natural stone color which we import from Tibet. After color making very thin and soft color lining which also very important. Then used 24 caret gold carving. And face is making end of time, before start to make face have to get permission from high lama which date and time is suitable to open the eyes. Without permission if open the eyes of deities that is not good to used for worships, prey and meditation.
In our school each and every artist are doing meditation almost 15-20 minutes, which are very important to crate compassion and positive energy. Then start to make the thangkas sits on east direction, because direction is also very important to crate the good thangka. If artist sits on wrong direction, when make thangka then it crate negative energy for the users. So, in our school followed all rules and regulation to crate thangka. when people used thangkas it will crate compassion, love, positive vibes.
And sale of 45% is goes to all of the artist of Rincheling art school who comes from different hills area of Nepal. Nepal is still under Developing country where mostly girls are out of education and jobs, so it makes very hard life in rural area where no roads no electricity. So we are collecting the artist from rural area and giving opportunity became self-dependent in there’s life.
There are many different Buddhas represented in Buddhist art. Following after the many images of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni the next most common Buddha form to appear in art is likely to be Amitabha (immeasurable light). His popularity is based in the Mahayana Sutra literature of which there are many texts devoted to him. In art depictions Amitabha has two appearances and two names that differentiate those appearances. When referred to as Amitabha he has the appearance of a standard buddha form, although red in colour, wearing the traditional patchwork robes of a monk. In his other appearance he has a different name, Amitayus (immeasureable life), and wears the clothing and jeweled adornments of a peaceful heavenly god according to the classical Indian system of divine aesthetics.