Tibetan Thangka Art By Choekyi
Ven. Choekyi was a student of Geshe Jampa Gyatso, a Tibetan Buddhist nun originally from Israel. Ordained as a novice nun by Zopa Rinpoche in 2001 and fully ordained in Taiwan a decade later. Following her studies, Ven. Choekyi practiced in retreat and passed away in 2019, following a decade of arthritis-related severe disability.
What is Thangka Painting and the art of Thangka?
Thangka paintings Are traditional Tibetan paintings – an art of symbolism or a meditative practice aimed at subtle mental transformation, tools for meditators. the oldest Buddhist Thangka paintings found date back to the 8th century, likely to have evolved from murals in monasteries and shrines on the Silk Road.