Dharmapala Thangka CentreTibetan Antiques


Authentic Inscription on Thangkas

Samples

Three lines with different Tib. scripts: 1. Lhantsa - 2. U Me and 3. gyuk-yig Six samples with Mantra 'OH - AH - HUM' Seven-line dedication and consecration inscription Mantras on the back of a Mandala - courtesy of Bonhams, HGK

These examples show various authentic inscriptions on ancient thangkas. Fake scroll paintings produced today either have no Tibetan texts or only primitively imitated ones