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Traditional Knowledge Document - Thangka Painting
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A book sized document on the craft.

The document explains the various stages involved in the making of a Thangka Painting like canvas preparation, color making, framing, etc. It also gives an insight to some of the and symbols used and also describes some of the Buddhist Deities painted along with their iconography. It is concluded with views on the future of the painting along with present problems perceived.