Homage to The Three Jewels
Chinese ink and Japanese mineral paint, red gold leaf on Bhutanese tsasho paper
- This illuminated manuscript demonstrates four classic calligraphy traditions, from top to bottom:
- Sanskrit Lantsa that reads namo Buddha ya, namo Dharma ya, namo Sangha ya.
- Tibetan Uchen script this is a phonetic translation of the above Sanskrit and read as above.
- Petsug script that is a translation of the above in Tibetan.
- Celtic English script that is a translation of all the above languages.
For Tibetan Buddhists the three fold refuge Buddha, Dharma and Sangha is known as The Three Precious Jewels དཀོན་མཆོག་གསུམ། This is illustrated at the top of the art piece; as three round wish-fulfilling jewels seated on a moon disk and multi-coloured lotus flower, the three jewels as decorated with a pattern of pure gold leaf.
This image is now available as limited edition prints of two sizes.
The largest size is also hand gilded with real gold leaf.
Large size 67 x 50 cm or 22" x 30" inches @ £360 GBP (real gold leaf gilded)
Medium size 50 x37.5 cm or 19" x 14" inches @ £195 GBP (not gilded)
As reproductions are printed to order and hand finished, delivery of prints may take from 5 days to two weeks to arrive from the date of payment.Each print is signed and stamped with the personal seal of Tashi Mannox. They are carefully colour matched to the original artwork. Each print will also be edition numbered.
If you are interested in purchasing this print please email us directly stating the size of the print you would like.
These outstanding reproductions are premium-quality gicle printed, on mould-made papers (the finest and oldest paper-making technique) of 310-315 g/m. The papers; Velin and Aquarelle 100% rag, are of museum conservation standard, ensures stability and UV colorfast ink longevity of more than 120 years.