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Yeshe Wangmo

Yeshe Wangmo

Yeshe Wangmo has been a Buddhist practitioner since 1987. In 2004 she helped to produce an English version of The Mirror of Beryl, the definitive torma manual for the Karma Kagyu lineage. In 2014 she wrote and produced the documentary film Torma: the Ancient Art of Tibetan Butter Sculpture.

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Recently I saw a high-quality giclée print from an original appliqué thangka created by the artist Leslie Nguyen Temple. I was entranced by the image entitled, "White Tara in New York City" and knew that Leslie and her husband Terris had collaborated on large-scale works for many years with the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa and that he took a keen interest in their personal artwork as well.
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THE OUTSTANDING ART OF TIBETAN BUTTER SCULPTURE
In our every living moment, the torma ultimately means the space within which every experience unfold and the wakeful knowing that experiences. These are not two, subject and object, but an indivisible unity. The torma offering is to transcend this duality. ~Erik Pema Kunsang.

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