THF hosts exhibits on Buddhist stone carvings
Posted by Andre on 21 Jul 2008 at 12:40 PM
Maitreya on the rocks at Khartse (Phuntsog Dorje)On July 11 THF opened an exhibit entitled "Early Buddhist Rock Sculptures of Ladakh"
by Phuntsog Dorjay (Ph.D). The guests included the Executive Councillour for the Changtang, and the former councillour for public works.

Phuntsok Dorje leading the guests of honour through the exhibitionPhuntsog Dorjay has been travelling across Ladakh and Zanskar to document monumental early sculptures such as the well-known Mulbek and Khartse standing Maitreya Buddha-s, and he has also discovered a few previously unknown ones.
Maitreya in rock at Digar, Nubra
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