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Entries for month: April 2014

Religious Traditions Grouped by Relationship (21st Century) - Added

April 28, 2014 ·

The Buddhist religious traditions discussed here are currently extant in the 21st century. The purpose of this page is to link and associate the relationships between the various schools and arrange them into their natural groupings.

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Sakya Painting Chronology - Added

April 21, 2014 ·

This is a work in progress, an exercise in chronologically listing paintings according to inscription based dating. This first gallery contains a selection of Sakya paintings that can generally be dated to within two and ten years of manufacture.

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Teacher: Tutob Wangchug - Added

April 21, 2014 ·

A main page has been added for the teacher Dagchen Tutob Wangchug (1588-1637).

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Dzongpa Tradition Main Page - Updated

April 18, 2014 ·

The Dzongpa Tradition Main Page has been updated with additional images and links.

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Sakya Tridzin Wangdu Nyingpo - Updated

April 17, 2014 ·

The Sakya Tridzin Wangdu Nyingpo Page has been updated.

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Who are these four-armed deities?

April 16, 2014 ·

Each of the goddess figures has one face and four arms. One pair of hands are folded in the gesture of meditation in the lap. Who are these four-armed goddesses?

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Pancha Raksha Figure of Densatil - Added

April 16, 2014 ·

The Pancha Raksha are a set of five 'Dharani' goddesses found in Buddhist Tantric literature. There are many different iconographic variations of their forms. Individually they can be very difficult to identify precisely.

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Densatil Figures with Square Thrones - Added

April 16, 2014 ·

A number of Densatil sculpture have unique square thrones beneath the double or single lotus base.

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Densatil Figures with Round Thrones - Added

April 16, 2014 ·

A number of Densatil sculpture have unique round thrones beneath the double or single lotus base.

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Painting Annotation Main Page - Updated

April 14, 2014 ·

The Painting Annotation Main Page has been updated with additional images.

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