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Buddhist Kathmandu through Arts

Winter Course

  • 800 US dollars

Available spots


Course Information

Date: Winter: 26 - 30 December 2024 Description: Abiding Heart is offering this unique and one of a kind retreat bringing together ancient Himalayan Buddhist art, culture, history, and philosophy making a rich and meaningful visit to Nepal. In this retreat, we explore the Buddhist philosophical principles represented in the painting and their relevance to our lives. We engage in awareness and mindfulness meditation practices as an experiential way of linking art and personal development. Paubha is a Newari Buddhist style of Thangka painting originated in India as early as the 12th century. Such a style of painting can be seen in monasteries in Upper Mustang, Nepal, Ladakh, India, and variations of such styles in Tibet before the 16th Century. Paubha is a Newari Buddhist style of Thangka painting originated in India as early as the 12th century. Such a style of painting can be seen in monasteries in Upper Mustang, Nepal, Ladakh, India, and variations of such styles in Tibet before the 16th Century.


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