Gandhanra Woodblock Thangka,SIPAHO,Calendar,Derge Sutra Printing Temple
Gandhanra Woodblock Thangka,SIPAHO,Calendar,Derge Sutra Printing Temple
Gandhanra Woodblock Thangka,SIPAHO,Calendar,Derge Sutra Printing Temple
Gandhanra Woodblock Thangka,SIPAHO,Calendar,Derge Sutra Printing Temple
Gandhanra Woodblock Thangka,SIPAHO,Calendar,Derge Sutra Printing Temple
Gandhanra Woodblock Thangka,SIPAHO,Calendar,Derge Sutra Printing Temple

SIPAHO,Tibetan Calendar,Woodblock Thangka Art

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❤This thangka comes from the Derge Sutra Printing Temple (a famous cultural heritage).

The theme is SIPAHO(srid pa ho),Its base plate was carved about 100 years ago and has been restored by craftsmen in the past.

It is made on traditional Tibetan hand-made drawing paper using ancient engraving and printing techniques. (Please see the introduction below)

It still being made in the same way as they have been for almost three hundred years: handprinted from hand-carved wooden blocks.

You can see the exquisite plant lines on the drawing paper, because the paper is handmade from pure natural plant materials, such as Pennisetum.

The hand-made seal (hidden under the thangka frame) at the bottom of the painting contains: carved Tibetan paper by Derge Sutra Printing Temple(德格印经院雕刻藏纸)

❤DETAILS
Material: Tibetan paper,cloth, silk
The front is covered with silk to protect Thangka
With exquisite wooden painting shaft and lanyard

❤FRAME SIZE
Top width:55cm / 21.65"
Bottom width:69 cm / 27.16"
Height:100cm / 39.37"
Core Size: 33cm(Width) *50 cm(Height) (about 12.99" * 19.68")

❤9 DIFFERENT FRAME COLORS
There are a total of 9 different colors for you to choose, please select the color number when you purshace.
Frames of different colors may vary in size, please understand.

❤ABOUT SIPAHO(srid pa ho)
The SIPAHO is a sacred chart with the symbols of Tibetan astrology, including its indian and chinese forming with the image of "magic square" in the center,8 trigrams (BA GUA),12 zodiac animals,Buddhist symbols,fringing the amulet image a Big Tortoise.

The SIPAHO (Srid-pa-ho) is a wheel of protection based on traditional Tibetan calendar charts. Calendar charts are viewed as auspicious representations of natural cycles associated with stability, predictability, and regularity. The symbols they bear, all closely related to time, counteract the negative influence associated with planets, seasons, cosmic phenomena, and natural events and support stability and balance in nature and in human lives.

Also,Srid-Pa-Ho is a powerful Tibetan astrological mandala to have in one's home for protection and to attract positive energies.

Found in most Tibetan homes, this mandala features select deities and astrological symbols that when combined,provide perfect feng shui, offering protection against harm, and bringing about good energies throughout the home.

The wearing of Srid-Pa-Ho heightens awareness, and protects body and mind from negative influences.

❤ABOUT DERGE SUTRA PRINTING TEMPLE
The Dêrgê Barkang (pronunciation "Dehr-gheh", alternative names Derge Parkhang, Dege Parkhang, Derge Sutra Printing Temple, Dege Yinjing Yuan, Derge Barkhang, Dege Barkhang, Barkhang, Parkhang, Bakong Scripture Printing Press and Monastery) is the barkang (printing house) associated to the Goinqên Monastery. It is one of the foremost cultural treasures of Tibet. Derge is a county seat in a high valley in Kham, an eastern district of traditional Tibet which is now part of China's Sichuan Province. The Derge Parkhang is a living institution devoted to the printing and preservation of Tibetan literature, a printing temple that holds the greatest number of Tibetan woodblocks in the world.

The Derge Sutra Printing Temple (Parkhang in Tibetan) is one of the most important cultural, social, religious and historical institutions in Tibet. Founded in 1729 by Demba Tsering, the fortieth King of Derge (1678–1739) with the spiritual and literature assistance of the 8th Tai Situ Panchen Chokyi Jungne, the Derge Parkhang is an active center for publication of Tibetan Buddhist sutra, commentaries, and thangka as well as works of history, technology, biography, medicine and literature. Books are still being made in the same way as they have been for almost three hundred years: handprinted from hand-carved wooden blocks. Cinnabar is used to colour the text red,in which workers can print eight to fifteen pages manually a minute,2500 in a day,from wooden blocks that have already been engraved with text.Thirty printers are in working condition where printers work in pairs, one puts ink on wooden press, later cleaned in a trough, while the other rolls a piece of paper using a roller which is imprinted red with sayings of Buddha.

❤NOTICE
1.This thangka is made to order, it will takes about 3-5 days to complete and ship.
2.Please allow 1-2cm error due to manual measurement.
3.The color may have different as the difference display.
Please make sure you do not mind before you bid.

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