Contemporary & Traditional Tibetan Calligraphy

Dependent Origination

Japanese mineral paint, 57 x 76 cm, 2009

The blue Tsugtung script translates as ‘Natural law’. The Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination encircle the central characters from the bottom clockwise. The circular text is calligraphed in the Petsug script.

The Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination:
1. Ignorance
2. Karmic Propensities
3. Consciousness
4. Name and Form
5. Six Senses
6. Contact
7. Sensation
8. Craving
9. Grasping
10. Existence
11. Birth
12. Old Age and Death

For a more complete explanation please visit Tashi’s Blogspot

Dependent Origination - Tibetan Calligraphy