Summer Solstice Sun
Especially created on the Summer Solstice of ☀️ 2023 ཕྱི་ཟླ་༦ ཚེས་༢༡ – ༢༣
To wish you all a resplendent summer དབྱར་ཉི་ལྡོག་བཀྲིས་བདེ་ལེགས་ཞུ།
A style of a radiating sun as typically depicted in traditional thangka painting. In old time Tibet, gold powder paint was generally used, as gold-leaf was a very rare commodity.
Drutsa Tibetan calligraphy below translates as summer solstice.
This small illuminated artwork is one of the ‘Little Gem Series’.