A Thangka is a painted or embroidered banner which was hung in a monastery or a family altar and carried by lamas in ceremonial processions. In Tibetan the word 'than' means flat and the suffix 'ka' stands for painting. The Thangka is thus a kind of painting done on flat surface but which can be rolled up when not required for display.
"...there exists in Buddhism the concept of a rainbow body... the rainbow body signifies the awakening of the inner self to the complete reservoir of terrestrial knowledge that it is possible to access before stepping over the threshold to the state of Nirvana..."
"In its characteristic unique way, Buddhist thought divides the eventful life of its founder into twelve glorious "events." These defining incidents of his life are given visual form in densely packed sequences narrated in a special genre of paintings... These artworks not only delineate Buddha's gradual progress towards spiritual enlightenment, but also present a visual depiction of a vast number of abstract philosophical notions underlying esoteric Buddhism..."
Fear and Fight
Oil on Canvas Artist: Anup Gomay 39 inch X 54 inch
Lady with a Tray of Fruits
Oil on Canvas 24 inch X 35 inch
Lady Dressing Herself
Oil on Canvas 36 inch X 48 inch
The Mughal Harem
Water Color Painting On Paper Artist: Kailash Raj 15.0 inch x 10.8 inch
The Radiant Ganesha
Oil on Canvas Artist: Anup Gomay 24 inch X 36 inch