28.02.2016

Mahakala



Mahakala (skt. Great Black One; tib.: nag.po.chen.po)
Calligraphy, 21 x 21 cm (2016)
chinese ink on prepared drawing paper

Wrathful aspect of Avalokiteshvara. Mahakalas are the chief dharmapalas, protectors of the Dharma. They are either black or dark blue in color and wrathful.

At the top: Musical arrangement for the propitiation of the protector deity Mahakala, composed by the 6th Karmapa and performed within the Kamtsang Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism. 

The notations were reproduced from a private monastery library in the Nangchen region of Kham, eastern Tibet.

26.02.2016

Shabda | the essence of sound

Shabda (skt. fundamental sound, essence of sound; tib. sha.bda ཤབྡ་)
Calligraphy, 21 x 30 cm (2016)
chinese ink on prepared drawing paper

12.02.2016

May Peace Prevail On Earth





May Peace Prevail On Earth
Calligraphy, 30 x 42 cm (2016)
chinese ink on drawing paper

09.02.2016

Happy Losar!


Fire Monkey (tib.: me.pho.sprel)
Calligraphy, 30 x 21 cm (2016)
chinese ink on drawing paper

Happy New Fire Monkey Year 2143!