2012/08/26

His Holiness the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa's Golden Handprints



Vajradhara thangka commissioned
by Trungpa Rinpoche for the Dorje Dzong shrine room in Boulder, Colorado, and painted renowned Tibetan artist Sherab Palden Beru

His Holiness the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa empowers the Vajradhara thankga with a goldleaf handprint. The monk standing to the Karmapa's right is His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche. Photograph by Joyce Peterson, Copyright 2008 Joyce Peterson

His Holiness the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa empowers the Vajradhara thankga with a goldleaf handprint. The monk standing to the Karmapa's right is His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche. Photograph by Joyce Peterson, Copyright 2008 Joyce Peterson

The back of the Vajradhara of Dorje Dzong.
Click to enlarge and for more information.

The image above is from from SACRED CALLIGRAPHY OF THE EAST by John Stevens,
© 1981, 1988, 1995. Used by permission of Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston.






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