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Thangka: Tibetan Buddhist Art

By |2019-04-03T02:38:58+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A thangka, variously spelled as thangka, tangka, thanka, or tanka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Thangkas are traditionally kept unframed and rolled up when not on display, mounted on a textile backing somewhat [...]

Vastu Shastra: The Science of Architecture

By |2019-03-06T15:34:35+03:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vastu Shastra (vāstu śāstra) is a traditional Hindu system of architecture which literally translates to "science of architecture." These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that describe principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement, and spatial geometry. Vastu Shastras incorporate traditional Hindu [...]

Symbolism of the Cosmic Mandala

By |2018-02-05T13:48:26+03:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

There are various forms of mandalas with distinct concepts and different purposes. The individual representation range from the so-called Cosmic Mandala, which transmits the ancient knowledge of the development of the universe and the world-system. Which represent a high point among Mandalas dedicated to meditation; [...]