Painting a thangka is a long long work...

Learn the Art of Thanka Painting with Experts

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Key Details
Duration
1 day
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Live Guide
English, Nepali

Pick-up service

Possibility to be picked up and dropped-off at your hotel for an extra fee

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What You'll Do
  • Paint your own thankga
  • Meet and eat lunch with the Grand Master
Overview
Here is a hidden and secret tour where one can learn how to paint the very famous Thangka (Buddhist spiritual paintings) with a 14th generation Grand Master painter.
What to Expect
Buddhist lamas consider the painting of thangkas as a form of active meditation. A thangka is a painting realized onsilkwithembroidery, usually depicting aBuddhistdeity, scene, ormandalaof some sort. This trip offers you the rare opportunity to meet a thangka Grand Master, whose family has been painting for 14 generations. He is in charge of preserving this ancient art form and is offering you to learn from his incredible experience!

After the painting, you will be offered lunch and be guided towards the famousSwayambhunath, the oldest Buddhist stupa of Kathmandu, just nearby the Thangka house. The view over the city and the valley and the spirituality of the place will make your day absolutely memorable… Trust us !
What's Included
  • Transportation
  • Painting Activity
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee
What's Not Included
  • Beverage
  • Tips
Meeting Point

Socialtours main office, Tridevi Marg,Thamel, Kathmandu (Open in Google Maps)

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