Burmese Temple Painting

The Rare and Beautiful

Burmese Temple Painting
  • Burmese Temple Painting
  • Burmese Temple Painting
  • Burmese Temple Painting
  • $68.00

The Burmese artist Maungmya has painted the Buddas footprint with the Dharmachakra wheel in the centerAccording to Buddhist legend, after the Buddha attained enlightenment, his feet made an imprint in the stone where he stepped.  The paintings from Bagan are copies of murals found throughout the temples, most notably the Gubyaukgyi temple ,dating from the 12/13th century depict the Jataka, or stories from the previous lives of the Buddha.Not having traditional canvas available, artists spread an acrylic glue on cloth and sprinkle fine sand on it. Once it is dry they are ready to paint.  The Bagan paintings are very durable and can be easily rolled.  unframed 28.5 cm x 48 cm.

Success! Feel free to continue shopping or head to your cart .

c