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..."
Vaishnava Universe with Rama and Krishna (Superfine Painting)
Water Color Painting on Tussar Silk Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)Artist: Rabi Behra 22 inch x 40.5 inch
Water Color Painting on Cotton Artist: Rabi Behera 12 inches X 18 inches
Mehandi of the Bride
Oil Painting on Canvas Artist: Kailash Raj 42 inch x 35 inch
Shri Santana Gopala Yantra
Brass Etching 3.3\" X 3.3.\"
Lost in the Thoughts
Oil Painting on Canvas 36 inch X 60 inch
Lady at the Door
Oil Painting on Canvas Artist: Anup Gomay 36 inch X 48 inch