Goddesses Of the Celestial Gallery: Goddesses Of The Celestial Gal by Romio ShresthaGoddesses Of the Celestial Gallery: Goddesses Of The Celestial Gal by Romio Shrestha

Goddesses Of the Celestial Gallery: Goddesses Of The Celestial Gal

byRomio Shrestha

Hardcover | November 10, 2006

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In the tradition of Celestial Gallery, this unique collection of striking Tibetan-style Mandala paintings of the Goddesses of the Celestial Gallery are presented together for the first time, in this distinctive format. Each work is hand-bound and stands two feet tall, reproduced from the master painter Romio Shrestha and his team of artisan monks, who render postmodern interpretations of an age-old Tibetan artistic tradition. Made from malachite, lapis and marigolds and painted at times with just three hairs of a cat’s tail, these paintings are produced in hauntingly powerful detail. Goddesses depicted include: “the goddesses of the arts” Saraswati; “the Divine Mother” White Tara a protector and preserver; “the Protectress “ Green Tara : “the Dark Goddesses” Palden Lhamo, guardian of the lineage of the Dalai Lamas; and Kali, a wild and uncontrollable consort of Shiva, a devotee of time and keeper of the shadows within ourselves.
Romio Shrestha is a modern master of the Indo-Nepali-Tibetan Buddhist traditions of enlightenment art, and his thangkas can be found in many of the great collections of the world, including the British Museum, the Victoria Albert Museum, the Buchheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, the Tibet House in New York City, and ...
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Title:Goddesses Of the Celestial Gallery: Goddesses Of The Celestial GalFormat:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 24 × 16.5 × 0.8 inPublished:November 10, 2006Publisher:Mandala PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1932771891

ISBN - 13:9781932771893

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