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伝託磨為遠筆  大精進菩薩  「金胎仏画帖」断簡|Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas”

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伝託磨為遠筆  大精進菩薩  「金胎仏画帖」断簡|Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas”

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Mandala is a representation of the universe and of enlightenment. In two-dimensional form, it looks as circles enclosed in squares drawing. Thangka and Mandala both belong to the visual category of the art of Buddhist enlightenment. Topics of thangkas include Buddhas, bodhisattvas, Dharma protectors, masters, mandala... Thangkas of meditation deities also serve as a tool for visualization during meditation, by helping the practitioner getting used to the different states of the mind. Dating back to the 7th century A.D, thangka painting is one of the greatest art forms of Asia. Thangkas are considered Buddhist iconography, each painting will symbolically represent divinities and passages based on the teachings of the Buddha.

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1100 - 1185
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication ("CCO 1.0 Dedication")

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