Chengresi Thangka Painting is a Tibetan Buddhist art form featuring Avalokiteshvara, the compassionate bodhisattva. Highly esteemed in Tibetan Buddhism, Chengresi is believed to be a merciful figure who aids sentient beings in their suffering. He is portrayed with multiple arms and heads symbolizing his capacity to aid many individuals at once.
A Chengresi Thangka features a detailed painting of the bodhisattva, adorning multiple arms and heads in a compassionate pose. Often, the painting contains symbols and attributes associated with Chengresi such as a lotus, mala, and other holy items. The representation of the deity is said to bring about feelings of compassion and spiritual growth. Practitioners use the Thangka as a tool for meditation, prayer, and reflection to seek blessings from Chengresi and ease suffering.
This Thangka painting is seen in Tibetan monasteries, temples, and homes of Buddhist worshippers, are said to be symbolic of spiritual and cultural values. Used in various religious ceremonies, these paintings are also used to help focus on feelings of compassion and love.
- Hand Painted
- Materials: Semi-Precious Natural Minerals
- Base: Cotton Canvas
- Origination: Nepal