This stunning Shakyamuni Buddha Thangka Painting is an excellent example of traditional art. The Artist has use Black & gold with Silver lining which illuminates the art. The artist has use Tibetan Buddhism concept with Green Tara, White Tara and Amitayus buddha at the top of Shakyamuni buddha. At Himalayas Shop, all Thangka paintings are meticulously hand-painted on cotton canvas using natural stone colors, gold, and other natural pigments. The time required to complete a single Thangka painting can range from one month to several years, depending on its quality.
Buddha Shakyamuni, also known as Siddhartha Gautama, was born as the only son of a king. At the age of 29, he gave up the luxurious lifestyle of his royal heritage to become a wandering ascetic. He spent several years seeking spiritual truth, until at the age of 35, he achieved complete enlightenment after gaining profound insight into the true nature of reality, known as the Dharma.
The image of Buddha depicted in this Thangka painting shows him in the Bhumisparsa Mudra, which symbolizes the moment of his enlightenment when he touched the earth to bear witness to his profound realization. This gesture is an iconic and powerful symbol of the Buddha's awakening, representing his victory over ignorance and delusion.