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Kalsang Dawa

Kalsang Dawa is a professional Thangka artist based in Vancouver. He began his studies in traditional Tibetan art at the age of 14 in Lhasa, Tibet. He later studied for three years at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India, under the guidance of Venerable Sangye Yeshe, a Master Thangka artist appointed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to teach his art and philosophy to a new generation of Tibetans in exile. Dawa’s paintings can be found in monasteries and private collections in India, Europe, Japan, Canada, and the United States. He no longer limits himself to traditional deity forms, but still looks at the world through spiritual eyes.

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