Current Location:
Building D (MAK) -> 1st Floor - Building D (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 1st fl., D Wing, History Department D -1- 160

Tibetan Monks

Artwork
Identifier:
2006.175.1e
Credit:
Gift of Professor Yosay Wangdi
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
2005
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10 in Width: 8 in
Description:
Close up of hands holding ornate bells. Figures in the decorative robes in the background.
Historical Context:
Tibetan Buddhism is the body of Buddhism religious doctrine practiced in Tibet and parts of the Himalayas. The ideal goal of Tibetan Buddhism is to achieve the enlightenment, or Buddhahood, in order to help others achieve this state. In Buddhahood, there is a sense of bliss, one is freed from all mental obscurities, and all limitations are removed so one is free to help others.