Time-lapse video: Exploring the ageless beauty of Thangka
Updated 22:56, 23-Aug-2020

Thangka is Tibetan Buddhist scroll painting on cotton or silk with mineral and organic pigments derived from coral, agate, sapphire, pearl, gold and others that help preserve the colors for centuries. The paintings date back to the 7th century and typically depict Buddhist deities. Join CGTN reporter Yang Xinmeng for the first lesson of Tibetan Thangka painting and explore the culture of Tibet Autonomous Region through art.