Contemporary & Traditional Tibetan Calligraphy
Seven Line prayer to Guru Rinpoche
Japanese mineral paint on Bhutanese Tsasho bark fiber paper, The original piece was created using Japanese mineral paint on the robust Bhutanese Tsasho bark fiber paper.
The Seven Line Prayer flanking either-side of the large central character " hum" which is gilded in genuine 23 ct gold leaf, representing the essential resplendence of Padmasambhava, this is seated on a silver white moon disc, representing purity, this in turn is seated on an open multi coloured lotus flower, representing the transformative nature within the Vajrayana.
The Seven Line prayer is a popular supplication prayer to Guru Rinpoch, asking for his blessing to remove inner and outer obstacles. This is shown in the Petsug script that flanks either side of the large gold Hum character in the Uchen script style. The Hum character is also the seed syllable of Guru Rinpoche.The pith meaning of the practice is complete within the Sanskrit mantra, standing with Vajra pride across the top of the piece.
At the very end of the calligraphy are three seals marked with 'hum', these represent the Triple sealed commitment, "sa ma ya". Finally finishing with the artists personal water tiger seal.
Standing proudly at the apex of this piece is his sacred mantra depicted in the ancient Lantsha Sanskrit script, and is pronounced: oṃ āḥ hūṃ vajra guru padma siddhi hūṃ
The Seven Line prayer follows and is translated as:
Hum, To the North-West part of Orgyen, in a long stemmed lotus with anthers, such wonder! Called lotus born - Pema Jungne, who achieved the highest of spiritual accomplishments and who is accompanied by myriads of Dakinis. I will act according to your example. Please come and grant me your blessing. Guru Pema Siddhi Hum.
Each print is signed and stamped with the personal seal of Tashi Mannox. They are also hand gilded with gold leaf.
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Limited edition hand gilded in 23.6 ct gold leaf:-Large size of 67x50 cm @ 355
- Half size of 50x37 cm @ 295
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.