Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas

This installation features elaborate mandalas, embroidered tangkas, devotional sculpture, and jewelry for the gods.

Art Exhibition previously on at Metropolitan Museum of Art in United States.
From Saturday 20 December 2014 to Sunday 14 June 2015

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Published by anonymous on Tuesday 16 December 2014.
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A highlight of the display will be ritual costumes used by masked dancers who reenacted divine conflicts to ensure abundance and ward off malicious forces. All the objects on display served as visually pleasing tools that allowed individuals to reach toward the elusive idea of transcendence.