(pronounced tong'-ka) painted by artists of Dawa Arts are
masterpieces of Buddhist art, representing centuries old Buddhist
iconographic rules. Because of the sacredness and uniqueness
of these items, they cannot be mass-produced. Please read on for
information on the process of purchasing a Dawa Arts thangka for
yourself or as a special gift.
As you move around
this web site, you will see a vast number of thangkas: Amitabha
Buddha thangkas, Mahakala thangkas, mandalas, etc. This array of
thangkas is intended to demonstrate the variety and singular beauty
of the types of thangkas that may be produced; many, but not all,
of the displayed items have already been sold. If a piece you are
particularly fond of is not available for purchase, you may simply
request one of a similar type. You may even send in a colour photo
of a thangka you would like to have approximately reproduced.
Prices are not
published on the web page because of the constant flux in currency
values, the varying costs of delivery depending on country, and
the occasional need to engage master artists who normally do not
belong to our organization.
To inquire about
the pricing and availability of thangkas or to request a special
order, please send us a mail regarding your particular interest.
As mentioned above, please remember that thangka paintings are sacred
creations. Each one takes time. If you order a painting, you will
need to exercise patience. Even the smallest mandala takes two months
to create. Larger thangkas or extremely intricate thangkas often
take one year or longer to complete. So when you special order a
thangka, please know that your patience will be well-rewarded.