Thangka Painting is a traditional art that evolved between the 7th and 12th centuries in Nepal and Tibet. Painted on canvas and mounted in silk brocade, a thangka is more than just a work of art. It is an object of devotion, an aid to spiritual practice, and a source of blessings. Thangka painting is strictly governed by iconographic rules. From the canvas preparation and drawing of the subject, through to mixing and applying colors, decorating with gold, and the finished work in brocade, the creation of a thangka painting involves skill and care at each stage of particular details.
We have varieties of Thankas on Buddha & Buddhist deities gods and goddess. among them, Vajrapani is the one of them.
Vajrapani" with the Vajra symbol is the spiritualo son of the Dhyani Buddha Akshobhaya who is the progeniutor of the Vajra family. His spirital mother is Mamaki. Vajrapani is also known as god of rain. Vajrapani assumed a form which head, wings and claws like the Garuda themselves. Hence, Vajrapani as the protector iof Nagas is looked upon as the Rain god. So, northern Buddhist appeal when rain is needed or is too abundant.Vajrapani when represented wither stands or sits and carries usually a lotus on which is placed the family symbol of Vajra. sometime, he holds the Vajra against the chest in one of his hands
17 x 28 Inches Can be fix on wooden frame with glass or framing by brocked silk all round.