Medicine Buddha, Signed Ltd Edition Giglee Print on Canvas by Urgyen Gyalpo
Medicine Buddha, Signed Ltd Edition Giglee Print on Canvas
19" x 28"
Bhaiṣajyaguru also known as Medicine Buddha is considered the King of healing and medicine, described as a doctor who cures suffering using the medicine of his teachings.
The image of Bhaiṣajyaguru is usually expressed with a canonical Buddha-like form holding a an arurua plant a himalayan healing herb, andpossessing blue skin. Though also considered to be a guardian of the East, associated with the Buddha of the East Akshobhya
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Traditional Thangka Painting ( Karma Gadri) & Realistic Art
Urgyen Gyalpo received his formal training in authentic Traditional Himalayan Buddhist Arts & Thangka Painting at the acclaimed Tsering Art School in Katmandu Nepal from 1996-2006. Gyalpo-la was trained under one of the most highly respected and esteemed painting masters of today, Venerable Konchog Ladrepa. After my training he took on an administrative role for one year while continuing to refine his skills. The style of painting he executes is called the Karma Gadri style. A form of painting from eastern Tibet that is known for it’s spacious landscapes and transparent hues.
In 2004 Gyalpo-la participated in the UNESCO workshop on Thangka restoration and conservation in Nepal.
At Shechen Monastery located in Bodh Gaya, India, Gyalpo-la painted the complete collection of mural paintings depicted the twelve sacred aspects of the Life of the Buddha and painted the monasteries sacred statues as well. Gyalpo-la also completed the first painted depictions of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s terma as frescos in the temple of Khawalung Monastery in Nepal.