This Five Buddhas Mandala Thangka was hand-painted in Nepal. This thangka is 25 inches long and 19 inches wide in the brocade frame. The painting alone is 8.5 x 7 inches. This thangka was hand-painted by a master thangka painter. Mandala thangkas are popular for practitioners who use Mandalas as a meditation aid, like Tantric Buddhists. This thangka is a Five Buddha Mandala Thangka, with a Buddha in each of the four corners, and a Buddha in the center. There are also other Buddhas in a circle on this thangka. In Tibetan Buddhism, Mandala practices are very popular, for more information on Mandala practices and the Mandala, see our Mandala article.