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Entries for month: June 2014

Dombi Heruka Masterworks - Added

June 30, 2014 ·

A Dombi Heruka Masterworks Gallery has been added to the Masterworks Main Page.

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White Tara & the Six Pavilions of Light - Added

June 30, 2014 ·

A gallery for White Tara and the Six Pavilions of Light has been added. Many traditions of White Tara employ the six pavilions of light however they are not usually depicted in paintings. The two examples shown here follow the Dzongsar Monastery painting style which is similar to, but more decorative than, the Palpung Monastery style.

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White Tara in Simple Composition (Palpung Style) - Added

June 30, 2014 ·

A page has been added for White Tara in a simple composition following the Palpung style of painting. Situ Panchen records in his autobiography that he sometimes made compositions of White Tara to give away as gifts. It is not known if any of these examples were drawn by Chokyi Jungne himself.

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Situ Panchen Painting Commissions - Updated

June 30, 2014 ·

The Situ Panchen Painting Commissions Page has been updated with additional links.

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Siddha Lakshmi Masterworks - Added

June 27, 2014 ·

A gallery for the goddess Siddha Lakshmi has been added to the Masterworks Main Page.

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Deities & Figures in Caves - Added

June 27, 2014 ·

There are a handful of deities and figures that are depicted either inside of, or in front of, a mountain cave. For the deities the cave has a special relationship based on the ritual literature. For the other figures it relates to a narrative or historical event.

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Deities & Stupas - Added

June 27, 2014 ·

A page has been created to highlight the relationship of Deities and Stupas. There are a handful of Buddhas and deities that are depicted seated either inside or in front of a stupa. In some cases the stupa is the special attribute for the Buddha or deity, or it relates to a unique situation, narrative or historical event.

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Marichi in a Stupa - Added

June 27, 2014 ·

A gallery page for the meditational deity Marichi in a Stupa has been added.

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Eight Great Stupas - Updated

June 26, 2014 ·

The Eight Great Stupas page has been updated with images and additional links.

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Kadampa Stupa - Added

June 25, 2014 ·

A gallery for the Kadampa Style Stupa has been created and linked to the Stupa Main Page.

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