Manjushri Thangka: Auspicious Red, Bhutan, 20th Century
Manjushri Bodhisattva, Buddha of Wisdom: Age: 25 - 35 years old
Thangka painted by the Bhutanese artist Lama Mordo Devotionally painted by hand over the course of months with careful attention to remarkable detail using 24kt. gold and silver paints. Special Red background Thangkas such as this one are very auspicious where as the Lama's own blood is used to accomplish the red color.
Lama Mordo is a highly respected and is a much sought after artisan.