Dharmapala Thangka CentreTibetan Antiques


Thogchaks

In old Tibet traveling through the Himalayas region was not without danger. The inhabitants of the Land of Snows proceedings therefore special attention to their protection. This included small metal plaques, reflected the gods of Tibetan Buddhism with protective functions.

For Tibetans, these plaques are more than just an ornament. They are used even today as a protection against accidents, diseases and evil spirits.

Amitabha
1. Amitabha
Dipankara
2. Dipankara
Three Bodhisattvas
3. Three Bodhisattvas