Contemporary & Traditional Tibetan Calligraphy"Seven Line prayer to Guru Rinpoché”
Japanese mineral paint on Bhutanese Tsasho bark fiber paper,
80 cm x 58cm
The original piece was created using Japanese mineral paint on the robust Bhutanese Tsasho bark fiber paper. The Seven Line Prayer flanking either-side of the large central character " hum" which is gilded in genuine 23½ ct gold
leaf, representing the essential resplendence of Padmasambhava, this is
seated on a silver white moon disc, representing purity, this in turn
is seated on an open multi coloured lotus flower, representing the
transformative nature within the Vajrayana.
The Seven Line prayer is a popular supplication prayer
to Guru Rinpoché, asking for his blessing to remove inner and outer
obstacles. This is shown in the Petsug script that flanks either side of
the large gold Hum character in the Uchen script style. The Hum character is also the seed
syllable of Guru Rinpoché.
pith meaning of the practice is complete within the Sanskrit mantra,
standing with Vajra pride across the top of the piece. At the very end
of the calligraphy are three seals marked with 'hum', these represent
the Triple sealed commitment, "sa ma ya". Finally finishing with the
artists personal water tiger seal.
Standing proudly at the apex of this piece is his sacred mantra
depicted in the ancient Lantsha Sanskrit script, and is pronounced:
oṃ āḥ hūṃ vajra guru padma siddhi hūṃ
The Seven Line prayer follows and is translated as:
To the North-West part of Orgyen, in a long stemmed lotus
with anthers, such wonder! called lotus born - Pema Jungne, who achieved
the highest of spiritual accomplishments and who is accompanied by
myriads of Dakinis. I will act according to your example. Please come
and grant me your blessing.
Guru Pema Siddhi Hum.
Each print is signed and stamped with the personal seal of Tashi Mannox. They are also hand gilded with gold leaf.
If you are interested in purchasing this print please email us directly.
-Large size of 67x50 cm @
- Half size of 50x37 cm @ £295.
Limited addition hand gilded in gold leaf.These
outstanding reproductions are premium-quality giclée printed, on mould-made papers (the
finest and oldest paper-making technique) of 310-315 g/m². The papers; Velin and Aquarelle
100% rag, are of museum conservation standard, ensures
stability and UV colorfast ink longevity of more than 120 years.