This Je Tsonkhapa thangka was hand-painted in Nepal. This thangka is 30 inches long and 21 inches wide inside the brocade, and the painting alone is 14 inches long and 10 inches wide. This thangka was hand-painted by a master thangka painter in Nepal. Je Tsongkhapa was a 14th century Buddhist master who developed Kadampa Buddhism. Je Tsongkhapa taught the people of Tibet how to practice Buddhism. The name Je Tsongkhapa is translated as 'the man from Onion Valley'. Je Tsongkhapa holds his hands in the Dharma-chakra mudra. He holds the stem of a lotus in each hand, and the lotus blossoms are near his ears. His legs are crossed in vajra position. On his head, Je Tsongkhapa wears a pointy hat. The point signifies the fact that he has reached Samsara, full enlightenment, and the yellow color represents growth of peace, harmony, luck, achievements, happiness, wealth, and long life.