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Thangkas

Thangkas are similar to chinese scroll paintings, they are widely painted on cotton cloth or paper and brocaded into rollable pieces. Traditionally, Thangkas are sent to monastery for qualified monks for consecration after they were brocaded.  The making of thangka involves many complicated processes and there are certain prerequisites and stringent requirements to adhere to as […]

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4 Great Deeds

Maitreya Statue at Dzingji Throughout his life, Lama Tsongkhapa made extensive offerings to the Three Jewels. The first of his Great Deeds was the restoration of the ruins of the Maitreya Statue in Dzingji Temple to a resplendent state. As advised by Manjushri, Tsongkhapa went to the temple and wept when he saw the dilapidated […]

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