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Wax Butter Color Palette

This clip shows the color palette used by one of the torma artists working in Bodhgaya on the Kagyu Monlam tormas.

Amchok Metok Gyens and the Nuns who Made Them

Amchok Metok is the name of a particularly beautiful decoration that looks like a flower and is used on the large butter sculptures that grace the shrine during the International Kagyu Monlam. Metok means flower and Amchok perhaps refers to the region of Tibet where this type of flower…

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