Dharmapala Thangka CentreSchool of Thangka Painting

12.2 Vijaya Stupa

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This mar thang [red background] painting belongs to series of eight Thangkas with eight different Stupas.

Each Stupa symbolizes one major site of Buddha Shakyamuni´s Life. Thís Stupa is called Namgyal Chörten, it is build for the long life of Buddha Shakyamuni.

Shakyamuni gave instructions before his death that his remains were to be interred in a funerary mount or monument, called a Stupa [tib. chörten]. With square, triangular, round, and vertical forms symbolizing the primary elements, surmounted by the victory banners and parasols of enlightment, stupas have come to symbolize the Truth Body reality of enlightment, the all-pervasive mind of all Buddhas, Tibetans used stupas to transform the landscape of Tibet, placing these reminders of the omnipresence of enlightment everywhere. Buddha Kanakamuni, one of the seven Buddhas of past age, is sitting inside the shrine window.

Each of eight different Stupas symbolizes one major site of Buddha Shakyamuni´s Life.

Measurements: 13.4 x 20.1" | 34 x 51 cm
Price: on request
Shipment: Parcel Service from Germany or Nepal
Color: Red Background
Material: Natural Stone Colors