|One of many depictions of the Buddha in Thangka Painting|
|Me drawing the Buddha head according to the carefully measured grid|
|Teacher Jane Seidlitz demonstrating drawing a grid and two Buddha hand gestures|
Reference material was available such as these sketch sample pages of hand gestures and eyes from Tibetan Thangka Painting by David and Janice Jackson
|Milarepa Center, Barnet Vermont|
Inside is a huge kitchen---the place for the food artistry of Miss Devin.
|The Large Shrine Room|
|Buddhas in small shrine room|
|Offerings of flowers and jars of Trappist jams|
Extravagant abundance is the word for the color, glitz and offerings on the shrines. The statuary of the Buddhas seemed straight out of Tibet–not the plump Buddha style that is perhaps Chinese.
|Corner Buddha with Thangka painting on wall|
|Women's sleeping dormitory|