Wood has always been a precious material in Central Tibet. The Tibetan plateau was dry, cold and not very suitable for tree growth. Wood had to be imported from the far east of the country, from Nepal or Bhutan.
This Thangka is made of wood, it shows nine different Mandalas.
Size: 23 x 22.3 inches | 55.7 x 57.5 cm
Courtesy of Latair, Norwood, MA, USA