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Illusion

21.00"W x 15.00"H x 0.0"D

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Tsering Norbu

OAKLAND, CA

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: tibetan, buddhism, calligraphy, minimalism, buddhist

Media: ink, paper, handmade, sumi, lokta, nepalese

Size: 21"W x 15"H x 0.01"D

Year Created: 2018

"Gyuma" or Illusion, written in the Tsugma-Khyug Tibetan script.

"A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering." - The Buddha

I am a Tibetan Calligrapher and Abstract illustrator. I was born on a farm in the mountains of Ladakh, India. I have studied and practiced calligraphy since I was five. My father was my first guru and since then I have learned from many masters of calligraphy. I spent a year at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery learning calligraphy from two different masters. In the United States, I have lived and worked at a Buddhist Retreat Center in the Santa Cruz mountains. It was there that I really started incorporating calligraphy into my daily practice. I have discovered that my best work comes during moments when my mind is completely "free" of thoughts and entirely focused on being present in the moment. I have been finding that my mind needs to be in a very balanced state to be able to make marks on the paper that are in harmony. This is the harmony that I strive to cultivate in my life and in my calligraphy. I am able to strive towards that through calligraphy.

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