with master thanka painter, Andy Weber
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Join us for this precious opportunity to learn from master thangka painter, Andy Weber.
Connect more deeply with the male Buddha and the female Buddha, Tara, by understanding the symbolism behind their images. By unlocking the symbolism we see in the statues and thangkas, we can begin to understand their complex meanings to deepen our inspiration and aspirations for Buddhahood.
April 24: Symbolism of Buddha Shakyamuni - Introduction to the Sacred Art of Tibet
This lecture will focus on the image of Buddha Shakyamuni, the deep symbolism and the relation to the vast Dharma teachings and iconography of Tibetan Buddhism.
April 25: Symbolism of Female Buddha, Tara
This lecture will explain the meaning of the Bodhisattva images, the deeper symbolism relating to the practices on the various levels of tantra
Both lectures will include short meditations and mantra sessions.
Master Thangka painter Andy Weber has over 35 years of experience creating iconographical art of Tibetan Buddhism. He first studied under the guidance of accomplished masters in India and Nepal. His unique style of of authentic images for visualization are highly respected by Tibetan lamas of all traditions, many of whom who have commissioned his work. His thangka paintings can be found in many Buddhist centers and temples throughout the world, including the Potala Palace in Lhasa. More about Andy can be found at http://www.andyweberstudios.com