Celestial Gallery


Boldly reinterpreting the age-old Tibetan and Nepalese art form known as Thangka, Celestial Gallery offers beautifully detailed representations of mandalas, or celestial spheres. Simply gazing upon the mandalas is meant to inspire in the viewer a heightened state of intention and clarity. Master painter Romio Shrestha and his team of artisan monks have created postmodern versions of these enlightened Buddha realms from hand-ground malachite, lapis, marigolds, and other rare substances. Painted at times with a mere three hairs from the tail of a cat, these multifaceted scenes of otherworldly deities are rich with hauntingly powerful detail. Depictions of White Tara, Green Tara, the Medicine Buddha, and many other celestial beings invite and inspire meditation and reflection. Printed Pages: 61.

Title: Celestial Gallery

Author Name: Romio Shrestha; Text By Ian A. Baker; Foreword By Deepak Chopra; Afterword By Robert A.E. Thurman

Categories: Art & Art History, Buddhism and Buddhist Studies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Rafael, CA, USA, Mandala Publishing Group: 2009

ISBN: 160109051X

ISBN 13: 9781601090515

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 038016

Keywords: Celestial Gallery India