This thangka is 34 inches long and 20 inches wide. This thangka is mounted on brocade and the size includes the brocade. This thangka was made in Nepal. This thangka shows the Guru Rinpoche. Guru Rinpoche's mantra is 'om ah hung vajra guru pema siddhi hung.' This mantra is an important mantra in Buddhism. Guru Rinpoche brought Buddhism to Tibet in the late 8th century. Guru Rinpoche is said to have been born inside of a lotus and adopted by a king.