Contemporary & Traditional Tibetan Calligraphy

The Four Noble Truths

Japanese mineral paint on Bhutanese Tsasho bark fiber paper, 58 x 80 cm, 2009

Considered fundamental in Buddha’s teachings, The Four Noble Truths are honoured here in a high form of Uchen script. See the Truths highlighted in earth red mineral paint:

1. The truth of Suffering
2. The truth of Origin
3. The truth of Cessation
4. The truth of the Way/Path.

High Uchen is a specialised honourific script style originating in 15th century central Tibet. This script form was mostly used for illuminated title pages of Tibetan manuscripts.

This calligraphy is also available as a limited edition print.

The Four Noble Truths - Tibetan Calligraphy