THANGKA SHORT COURSES (on location)


Diksha is a Fashion Designer based in New Delhi, India

 

2 Weeks Thangka Art and Meditation Course 

  • MODE: ON LOCATION (Highly Recommended Courses) 
  • DATES: ALL Year Round 
  • DURATION: 2 Weeks 
  • SEATS: 1 LEFT! 
  • WHERE: Nestled in the Himalayas in Northern India is the Himalayan Art Museum. Envisioned by Master Locho and his wife Dr Sarika Singh, the space exhibits 45 contemporary quality Thangka paintings based on the 2500 years tradition of Buddhist Paintings gradually carried forward by Indian and Tibetan masters. Apart from the Himalayan Art Museum, the centre includes the Thangde Gatsal Thangka Painting School, Nalanda Temple and the Bodhi Gardens. The location of the centre is ideal for nature walks and spiritual growth. 
  • LEARN: Learn the Buddhist Meditation, Prayers, Mantras and Tibetan Prostrations. Learn the art history and development of Thangka Painting; understanding the traditional process of creating a thangka where a piece of cloth is being transformed into a divine image. The artist learns to draw the Images of Deities or Landscape Elements or Symbols using traditional grids and iconography. The drawing is then inked, if the student is interested and if the duration allows.  
  • MASTERS:   
  • INCLUDES: Art Supplies, Training materials, Access to the Museum and Library, Fully furnished residences on location with attached Bath and Kitchen. Lunch is provided at the site; the student is expected to cook the other meals. 
  • WHO: Anyone above 18 can apply, artist or non- artist 
  • DRAW (Choose ONE):  
    • Buddha face, body with robes and Tara face, body with robes
OR
      • Landscape Elements Drawing  
    • SCHEDULE: 

      8:30 am - 9:30 am - Meditation, Prayers and Prostration. 

      9:30 - 10 am - Breakfast  

      10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      1 pm -  2:00 pm - Lunch  

      2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      6:30 pm - 7:00 pm – Meditation (Optional) 

      Dinner and Retire 

      ENROLL

       

      3 Weeks Thangka Art and Meditation Course 

      • MODE: ON LOCATION (Highly Recommended Courses) 
      • DATES: ALL Year Round 
      • DURATION: 3 Weeks 
      • SEATS: 1 LEFT! 
      • WHERE: Nestled in the Himalayas in Northern India is the Himalayan Art Museum. Envisioned by Master Locho and his wife Dr Sarika Singh, the space exhibits 45 contemporary quality Thangka paintings based on the 2500 years tradition of Buddhist Paintings gradually carried forward by Indian and Tibetan masters. Apart from the Himalayan Art Museum, the centre includes the Thangde Gatsal Thangka Painting School, Nalanda Temple and the Bodhi Gardens. The location of the centre is ideal for nature walks and spiritual growth. 
      • LEARN: Learn the Buddhist Meditation, Prayers, Mantras and Tibetan Prostrations. Learn the art history and development of Thangka Painting; understanding the traditional process of creating a thangka where a piece of cloth is being transformed into a divine image. The artist learns to draw the Images of Deities or Landscape Elements or Symbols using traditional grids and iconography. The drawing is then inked, if the student is interested and if the duration allows.  
      • MASTERS:   
      • INCLUDES: Art Supplies, Training materials, Access to the Museum and Library, Fully furnished residences on location with attached Bath and Kitchen. Lunch is provided at the site; the student is expected to cook the other meals. 
      • WHO: Anyone above 18 can apply, artist or non- artist 
      • DRAW:  
        • Buddha face, body with robes and Tara face, body with robes 
        • Landscape Elements Drawing 
      • SCHEDULE: 

      8:30 am - 9:30 am - Meditation, Prayers and Prostration. 

      9:30 - 10 am - Breakfast  

      10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      1 pm -  2:00 pm - Lunch  

      2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      6:30 pm - 7:00 pm – Meditation (Optional) 

      Dinner and Retire 

      ENROLL

       

      4 Weeks Thangka Art and Meditation Course 

      • MODE: ON LOCATION (Highly Recommended Courses) 
      • DATES: ALL Year Round 
      • DURATION: 4 Weeks 
      • SEATS: 1 LEFT! 
      • WHERE: Nestled in the Himalayas in Northern India is the Himalayan Art Museum. Envisioned by Master Locho and his wife Dr Sarika Singh, the space exhibits 45 contemporary quality Thangka paintings based on the 2500 years tradition of Buddhist Paintings gradually carried forward by Indian and Tibetan masters. Apart from the Himalayan Art Museum, the centre includes the Thangde Gatsal Thangka Painting School, Nalanda Temple and the Bodhi Gardens. The location of the centre is ideal for nature walks and spiritual growth. 
      • LEARN: Learn the Buddhist Meditation, Prayers, Mantras and Tibetan Prostrations. Learn the art history and development of Thangka Painting; understanding the traditional process of creating a thangka where a piece of cloth is being transformed into a divine image. The artist learns to draw the Images of Deities and Landscape Elements using traditional grids and iconography. The drawing is then inked, if the student is interested and if the duration allows.  
      • MASTERS:   
      • INCLUDES: Art Supplies, Training materials, Access to the Museum and Library, Fully furnished residences on location with attached Bath and Kitchen. Lunch is provided at the site; the student is expected to cook the other meals. 
      • WHO: Anyone above 18 can apply, artist or non- artist 
      • DRAW (Choose ONE):  
        • Buddha face, body with robes and Tara face, body with robes 
        • Landscape Elements Drawing and Inking. 
      • SCHEDULE: 

      8:30 am - 9:30 am - Meditation, Prayers and Prostration. 

      9:30 - 10 am - Breakfast  

      10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      1 pm -  2:00 pm - Lunch  

      2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      6:30 pm - 7:00 pm – Meditation (Optional) 

      Dinner and Retire 

       

      ENROLL

       

      5 Weeks Thangka Art and Meditation Course 

      • MODE: ON LOCATION (Highly Recommended Courses) 
      • DATES: ALL Year Round 
      • DURATION: 5 Weeks 
      • SEATS: 1 LEFT! 
      • WHERE: Nestled in the Himalayas in Northern India is the Himalayan Art Museum. Envisioned by Master Locho and his wife Dr Sarika Singh, the space exhibits 45 contemporary quality Thangka paintings based on the 2500 years tradition of Buddhist Paintings gradually carried forward by Indian and Tibetan masters. Apart from the Himalayan Art Museum, the centre includes the Thangde Gatsal Thangka Painting School, Nalanda Temple and the Bodhi Gardens. The location of the centre is ideal for nature walks and spiritual growth. 
      • LEARN: Learn the Buddhist Meditation, Prayers, Mantras and Tibetan Prostrations. Learn the art history and development of Thangka Painting; understanding the traditional process of creating a thangka where a piece of cloth is being transformed into a divine image. The artist learns to draw the Images of Deities and Landscape Elements using traditional grids and iconography. The drawing is then inked, if the student is interested and if the duration allows.  
      • MASTERS:   
      • INCLUDES: Art Supplies, Training materials, Access to the Museum and Library, Fully furnished residences on location with attached Bath and Kitchen. Lunch is provided at the site; the student is expected to cook the other meals. 
      • WHO: Anyone above 18 can apply, artist or non- artist 
      • DRAW:  
        • Buddha face, body with robes  
        • Tara face, body with robes 
        • Medicine Buddha / Saraswati / Mahakala face, body with robes 
        • Landscape Elements Drawing and Inking. 
      • SCHEDULE: 

      8:30 am - 9:30 am - Meditation, Prayers and Prostration. 

      9:30 - 10 am - Breakfast  

      10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      1 pm -  2:00 pm - Lunch  

      2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      6:30 pm - 7:00 pm – Meditation (Optional) 

      Dinner and Retire 

       

      ENROLL

       

      6 Weeks Thangka Art and Meditation Course 

      • MODE: ON LOCATION (Highly Recommended Courses) 
      • DATES: ALL Year Round 
      • DURATION: 6 Weeks 
      • SEATS: 1 LEFT! 
      • WHERE: Nestled in the Himalayas in Northern India is the Himalayan Art Museum. Envisioned by Master Locho and his wife Dr Sarika Singh, the space exhibits 45 contemporary quality Thangka paintings based on the 2500 years tradition of Buddhist Paintings gradually carried forward by Indian and Tibetan masters. Apart from the Himalayan Art Museum, the centre includes the Thangde Gatsal Thangka Painting School, Nalanda Temple and the Bodhi Gardens. The location of the centre is ideal for nature walks and spiritual growth. 
      • LEARN: Learn the Buddhist Meditation, Prayers, Mantras and Tibetan Prostrations. Learn the art history and development of Thangka Painting; understanding the traditional process of creating a thangka where a piece of cloth is being transformed into a divine image. The artist learns to draw the Images of Deities and Landscape Elements using traditional grids and iconography. The drawing is then inked, if the student is interested and if the duration allows.  
      • MASTERS:   
      • INCLUDES: Art Supplies, Training materials, Access to the Museum and Library, Fully furnished residences on location with attached Bath and Kitchen. Lunch is provided at the site; the student is expected to cook the other meals. 
      • WHO: Anyone above 18 can apply, artist or non- artist 
      • DRAW:  
        • Buddha face, body with robes  
        • Tara face, body with robes 
        • Medicine Buddha / Saraswati face, body with robes 
        • Mahakala face, body with robes 
        • Landscape Elements Drawing and Inking. 
      • SCHEDULE: 

      8:30 am - 9:30 am - Meditation, Prayers and Prostration. 

      9:30 - 10 am - Breakfast  

      10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      1 pm -  2:00 pm - Lunch  

      2:00 pm -  5:00 pm - Practice Thangka Art 

      6:30 pm - 7:00 pm – Meditation (Optional) 

      Dinner and Retire 

      ENROLL

       

      FEE DETAILS

      • NON-RESIDENTIAL FEES INR 2000 per day
      • RESIDENTIAL FEES:
        • US $ 50 PER DAY PER PERSON (FOREIGN NATIONALS)
        • INR 3000 PER DAY PER PERSON (INDIAN NATIONALS) 

      To book for above courses Booking Deposit is to be paid. This amount is Non- Refundable. Fees includes training accommodation, art supplies and Lunch only. 

      ENROLL

       

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