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Tibetan Buddhist Mandala 1000-piece Jigsaw Puzzle

$20.95

Published with: the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Mandala of the goddess Sitatapatra Aparajita (detail), Tibet, 1700–1800 Devotional paintings like this one helped to spread Buddhism from India into Tibet, China, and beyond. Initially, traveling storytellers used the paintings on cloth (thangka) as visual aids while they related their tales. In time, such paintings took on a strictly devotional character and became teaching tools used by Buddhist monks. Thangka are not manifestations of an individual’s creativity; they are executed according to strict standards devised to ensure that the images of the deities convey the desired spiritual effect. This gloriously rich and colorful, dizzyingly complex puzzle presents a mandala of Sitatapatra Aparajita, an invincible, parasol-wielding goddess who destroys evil spirits.
• Gather with family and friends for puzzle-piecing together!
• Our luxury puzzles are crafted with attention to every detail
• High-quality 250-GSM matte art paper for superior color, crisp details, and no glare
• Ribbon-cut thick board for snug fit and minimal dust
• Produced using thick recycled paper board
• Exclusive selection of art from museums and artists around the world

Published with the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Box size: 10 x 13 x 1.875 in.
Puzzle size: 20 x 27 in.

ISBN 9780764929113
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