Assistance identifying thangka

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dharma117
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Assistance identifying thangka

Post by dharma117 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:14 pm

Hi everyone,

I'm a new member that just found this website and look forward to exploring it further!

I have a question today about the history of a thangka that was given to me. I don't know the origin, and can't identify the language the symbols are written in. ANY direction would be helpful, is this Chinese perhaps? Anyone have some reliable information on the iconography of the triangles or the possible gate at the bottom of the image?

Thanks in advance!
Nick

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Re: Assistance identifying thangka

Post by dzogchungpa » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:12 pm

It looks quite similar to the mandala found here:
http://www.dharmatreasures.com/khandro- ... ala-photo/
There is not only nothingness because there is always, and always can manifest. - Thinley Norbu Rinpoche

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Re: Assistance identifying thangka

Post by dharma117 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:41 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:12 pm
It looks quite similar to the mandala found here:
http://www.dharmatreasures.com/khandro- ... ala-photo/
That is very helpful! How did you find this so quickly?
Thank you! :twothumbsup:

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Re: Assistance identifying thangka

Post by dzogchungpa » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:17 am

dharma117 wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:41 pm
dzogchungpa wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:12 pm
It looks quite similar to the mandala found here:
http://www.dharmatreasures.com/khandro- ... ala-photo/
That is very helpful! How did you find this so quickly?
Thank you! :twothumbsup:

Dzogchungpa has his ways.
There is not only nothingness because there is always, and always can manifest. - Thinley Norbu Rinpoche

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