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Karma & Faith

Karma & Faith "Our names express the idea of this book. It’s an exploration of Tibetan Buddhist art influenced by the West and of American art influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. We come together in a blending of cultures with creating…
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Cycle Of The Five Wisdoms, Part II – Yumma Mudra

A Story About The Passion of Art As The Path  « Cycle of the Five Wisdoms »  in BRAZIL Dancer since birth, Buddhist practitioner since 1981 and now Choresopher as my central activity, my name is Yumma Mudra and my heart has always…
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Praise for Dakini As Art

Latest Dakini As Art Commissions! Stunning renditions of dakinis Kurukulle and Simhamukha by Soyolmaa Davaakhuu, created specifically for a unique buyer and her practice. From the delighted buyer for both a series of prints purchased and…
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Soyolmaa Davaakhuu: Bay Area Exhibits and New Work Previews

Soyolmaa Davaakhuu:  New Work and US Bay Area Talk and Exhibits The exceptionally talented and sublime Mongolian artist Soyolmaa Davaakhuu is traveling to the US in September and October for a series of talks and exhibits at UC Berkeley…
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TibetColor | Exhibition, Screening and Workshops by Leslie Nguyen Temple in NYC

The first exhibition of Tibetan thangka and appliqué masters Terris and Leslie Nguyen Temple Tibetan thangka and appliqué artists Terris and Leslie Nguyen Temple join the Trace Foundation for two weeks in October, exploring their lives’…

Practicing Perfection in Art, Buddhism, and Life by Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo

Detail of Buddha’s face by Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo I was listening to my favorite podcast as I drove home from a retreat last month. In a reversal of roles, On Being host Krista Tippett was being interviewed by writer Pico Iyer. The occasion…

Emperors, Lamas, and Silk: the Origin of Fabric Thangkas by Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo

Green Tara. China, 13th century, kesi (slit tapestry). Asian Art Museum of San FranciscoThangka paintings are Tibet’s most plentiful and portable form of sacred art. Less known and rarely seen are the highly prized appliqué thangkas. In fact,…

The Medicine Buddha and the Power of Healing by Faith Stone

The Medicine Buddha is a healing Buddha from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Many cultures have healing deities or rituals, and the Medicine Buddha is a profound practice for healing physical, mental, and emotional ailments. It is even more…

The Tsurphu Thangkas, 1992-1997 – Leslie Nguyen Temple

Living in Tibet for 5 years - let alone creating the huge thangkas for HH Karmapa at Tsurphu - was beyond any wishful fantasy.It was a remarkable time to see HH Karmapa enthroned in Tibet and being connected through this miraculous task to this…