Tangka Paintings Exhibition Held in Changsha

Editor:Sharon Lee
Source:enghunan.gov .cn
Updated:2016-12-06 10:25:21

¡¡¡¡The Amazing World -Tangka Paintings Exhibition 2016 kicked off in Changsha on Dec. 3, 2016. More than 50 delicate tangka paintings from Tibet, Qinghai, and Nepal were displayed here, of which seven masterpieces of the Qing Dynasty (1644¨C1912) were eye-catching. The exhibition will last till Dec. 12, and citizens can enjoy the artworks free of charge.

The photo above shows two amateurs are enjoying the tangka exhibits at the third floor of Huicheng Jewelry Mall, Pozi Street, Changsha City on Dec. 4, 2016.

Background information:
Thangka, variously spelt as tangka, thanka or tanka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, or silk appliqu¨¦, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Thangka serve as important teaching tools depicting the life of the Buddha, various influential lamas and other deities and bodhisattvas. (source: en.wikipedia.org) 

¡¡¡¡Translator: Yu Jiangjiang