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Di Luo's Teaching Portfolio

Asian Art 9a. Buddhist Art in Tibet

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Questions

  1. List 2 notable visual features of the Chamsing Begtse Chen. What commonalities can you detect between this image and the Pashupati seal?
  2. Why did the monks use sand to create the healing mandala? How does the nature of the material correspond to the meaning of the mandala?

Reading Assignment

Required

Recommended

  • “Samsara Mandala”

Key Works

Chamsing Begtse Chen (Protector God)

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Ground mineral pigment on cotton; 37 3/8 x 26″ (95 x 66 cm)

Tibet

19th cent.

http://www.himalayanart.org/items/100640

Healing Mandala

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By 20 Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery

Sand; 7′ square

Exhibited at the Sackler Gallery, Washington D.C., January 11-27, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

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