Dharmapala Thangka CentreSchool of Thangka Painting


10.17 Milarepa

Scenes of his Life [17

Full  View 1. A Lion-face [Simhavaka] Dakini appeared to Mila urging him to to meet Phadampa Sangyet 2. The same Dakini appears also to the Indian in question, urging him to go and meet Mila 3. Phadampa Sangye tramples the flowers along the way in which Milarepa has changed before 4. A contest of miracles follows: a body is changed into a flower, and again into seven bodies 5. An old man makes his will as a Buddhist, although he has previously appended to the Bon 6. Milarepa conducts the funeral 7. On the ground floor of the house the Bon priests perform their rituals 8. A demon is thrown out of the house 9. The demon turns into a wolf and escapes 10. Milarepa with a dung pats. It is the spirit of the deceased, who was reborn as an insect. 11. Milarepa is singing a song to his sister Peta 12. When Mila decides to leave the cave where he has dwelt the people try to prevent him. He succeeds, however, in escaping, leaving a foot-print on a large boulder in the lower part of the cave l 13. On his way Mila meets five robbers 14. Raschun came from dbUs. He gives  meat as a present 15. When the initiation took place the turquoise-mandala, surmounted by a turquoise, was set up 16. Rechun returns to Ü 17. Milarepa and Tashitsek -Milarepa is seen singing to the lay-donor Tashitsek, who has asked him to preach the Law 18. Milarepa meets Tashitsek in Drin 19. Mila with Dzese and Khujuk in Drin

This sophisticated and elegant painting comes from a famous series of nineteen Thangkas on the life of Milarepa obtained in Beijing in 930 by the Sven Hedin expedition.

PropertyValue
Measurements: 23.6 x 36.2 " | 60 x 92 cm
Price: on request
Shipment: Parcel Service from Germany or Nepal
Farbe: Color Version
Material: Natural Stone Colors