The art work on this cover is excellent, the plants are are outlined in 24kt gold, the shading is superb and the fine line detail is masterful. The side and end of this manuscript cover have the "skyab dro" this is a blessing and is also called the Buddhism Refuge formula, see main listing
Three figures grace this manuscript cover in classic posses, the left figure is Shakyamuni Buddha, the center is Four-armed Avalokiteshvara and the right figure is Je Tsong Khapa. An expanded iconography, explaining the mudras and asanas, will be provided to the purchaser. The backside is explained below.
The back side of the manuscript cover is decorated in 24kt gold with gold Mahamudra giving way to scrolling Durva grass with partial 4 petaled flowers on the ends. The center section, with the yellow background has well done flaming Cintamani, flanked by the Victory Banner and the Parasol. On the left end is a Dharma Wheel with yin-yang symbol in the center and on the right end is the wheel of joy.
This manuscript cover comes with a complete
documentation package (map with history~iconography~essays and pictures
about the monastery and people of the golden valley), and a Certificate
of Authenticity brush signed by a monk at the Sange Monastery
Dimensions: W=37.38" H=8.75" Thickness=
Circa: 1800 ~ front side is painted on a cloth glued
to the board
To view larger pictures and read detailed information see main listing.
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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 10 July, 2010.