Buddha Shakyamuni:An Introduction to the Sacred Art of Tibet


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An introduction to the sacred art of tibet with Andy Weber

This course focuses on the image of Buddha Shakyamuni sitting on the throne. The deep symbolism and relationship to the vast iconography of Tibetan Buddhism will be explored. Students receive hands-ontuition to complete a small painting of the Buddha Shakyamuni and learn about the craft aspects of thangka painting (natural colours, canvas, and brushes).

For beginners, emphasis will be put on using brush and black ink to outline the figure. This course is also suitable for sculptors who want to learn the 3- dimensional measurements of the Buddha figure. A material list will be provided at the time of booking Free Friday evening introduction/lecture can be attended by anyone!

Facility Fee: $250 (10% discount for FPMT members and concession card holders). Students also receive a 10% discount on meals and accommodation if they attend the full retreat. Limited spots available for Weekendonly attendance. Facility fee for Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd is $120. Bookings essential!

SPECIAL: Attend both September art retreats and receive a $50 discount on the total facility fee (2 retreats for $450). Andy studied for years under master Tibetan thangka painters in Nepal and India.

He leads courses around the world, sharing his knowledge of authentic techniques in order to deepen students’ dharma understanding and practice.

Buddha Shakyamuni:An Introduction to the Sacred Art of Tibet
Location: Chenrezig Institute 33 Johnsons Rd, Eudlo
Start Event: 21/09/2012
End Event: 26/09/2012
Fri September 21st 7pm – Wed 26th 4:30pm
Event Cost: Free Friday evening introduction/lecture can be attended by anyone!
Facility Fee: $250 (10% discount for FPMT members and concession card holders). Students also receive a 10% discount on meals and accommodation if they attend the full retreat. Limited spots available for Weekend only attendance. Facility fee for Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd is $120. Bookings essential!

SPECIAL: Attend both September art retreats and receive a $50 discount on the total facility fee (2 retreats for $450).

Chenrezig Institute :
33 Johnsons Road, Eudlo
07 5453 2108
07 5453 2188
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