Three-minute trailer for the 2008 documentary film about the sacred Tibetan tradition of fabric thangka making. The one-hour film features thangka artist Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo, along with Tibetan art scholars Robert Thurman, Glenn Mullin, and Jonathan Landaw, as well as feminine spirituality author China Galland. In the full film, we watch Leslie create a silk appliqué image of Green Tara, a female buddha. This three-minute trailer gives a first glimpse of the fine documentary produced by Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost. © 2008 Soulful Media productions. All rights reserved. Visit ThreadsofAwakening.com to learn more.

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Stitching Buddhas, Tibetan Silk Appliqué instruction

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The Stitching Buddhas Virtual Apprentice Program, created by textile artist Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo, aims to preserve and propagate the sacred Tibetan art of silk applique thangka making. These instructional videos support the program. More information…


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The Stitching Buddhas Virtual Apprentice Program, created by textile artist Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo, aims to preserve and propagate the sacred Tibetan art of silk applique thangka making. These instructional videos support the program. More information at stitchingbuddhas.com

Some videos are original; others are extracted with permission from the documentary film "Creating Buddhas: the Making and Meaning of Fabric Thangka," creatingbuddhas.com.

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