This thangka is 26 inches long and 20 inches wide including the brocade, and the thangka painting alone is 8 inches long and 8 inches wide. This thangka was hand-painted in Nepal by a master thangka artist. Our site has a great article on the Mandala for more information on the Mandala. This thangka has a Mandala painted on it, and there is a hum sign in the middle of the Mandala. The hum sign is the last in many mantras, including om ah hum and om mani padme hum. This symbol alone is related to the heart chakra, and color associated with hum is blue. Hum is one of the Buddhist seed syllables as well. The seed syllable hum is said to bring essence, infinity, and oneness to us.