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Drawing, Painting and Meditating on the Buddha of Compassion
Friday, March 22, 2013, 04:00pm - 08:00pm
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After studying traditional methods of creating Tibetan Buddhist holy images, Andy Weber began painting inspiring images of the Buddhas and has been teaching students how to create these images for over ten years. This year for 2 weekends, Andy will teach a course on how to create the image of Chenrezig (The Buddha of compassion) in the Tibetan Thankha form. There is no artistic talent needed to attend - all that is needed is perseverance and a genuine interest in painting the image of this wonderful and inspiring Buddha. Talks about the iconography of the image, meditation and mantra recitations will help inspire you as you bring the image of Cherezig to life in this two weekend course. Second weekend of a 2 weekend event
Location : Land of Medicine Buddha - 5800 Prescott Road - Soquel
Contact : office@landofmedicnebuddha - 831-462-8383 - www.landofmedicinebuddha.org
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