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Drawing a Buddha Thangka in the Tibetan Tradition

Repeats every week every Saturday 4 times.
1:30 pm Saturday, April 7, 2018

Registration closed



Living an unassuming life right here in Raleigh is a rare treasure, a master of Buddhist art in the Tibetan tradition.

Jampal Hyolmo (Jhaula Lama) began his training at the age of 14, studying with teachers who are very highly regarded artists in their own right, and he now has students of his own in Nepal.

Jampal is one of only four or five artists in the world who are trained and skilled in two highly technical sacred arts: building stupas (sacred structures) and painting thangkas (sacred art).  He is in a rare class of artists who can design, build and decorate a stupa by himself.

He has created stupas for monasteries in India and Nepal, and for several Buddhist centers across the United States, including our own stupa at Kadampa Center. In addition, he has painted countless thangkas (sacred pictures), and he designed and painted the Tara altar at Kadampa Center and also a private altar for our resident teacher.

Kadampa Center is happy to offer the unique opportunity to study with Jampal without having to travel around the world to find a qualified teacher, and to learn the techniques and procedures for drawing an image of Shakyamuni Buddha in the Tibetan tradition. In this four-week, eight-hour course, he will take students through the exacting process of creating this classic, sacred image, bringing to the course both mastery of execution and reverence for the subject matter.



Space for the class is limited. Registration is required. All materials are covered by the registration fee.

Location at Kadampa Center: 
Conference Table in Lobby