Meeting with the Christian thanka painter

christian thanka psalms in  200x200 Meeting with the Christian thanka painter

Jesus Loves you and Psalms in traditional Tibetan script. By Binod

Walking along the Pokhara Lakeside in a small shop we’ve noticed an unusual picture: a strong-looking Nepali man was painting thankas. What’s unusual about it – there’s plenty people creating thankas in Pokhara. These thankas were different: they depicted the Biblical story of Jesus Christ.

First of all I asked Binod what bothered me the most: why Christianity? In this beautiful country with rich Hinduism and Buddhism traditions why did you choose this religion? What brought you to Christ?


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