• Caligraphy

    Tibetan caligraphy

    Tibetan calligraphy and the Tibetan language2 The Tibetan alphabet has 30 characters or letters and four vowels.  Like English, it is written from left to right in horizontal lines. The origins of Tibetan as a written language date back to the at-lest three thousand years back. Today we have all the teaching of Buddha Tonpa shenrab about 174 volums(Bonpo Kagurs) and (Bonpo Ten Jurs) commentaries almost 400 volums in Bon tradition. Then (Bende Kajurs ) or Buddha shakya mune teaching has 107 volums (Tenjurs) or comentaries has more than 1000 Volums all of them available to Tibetans. Buddhism plays a central role in Tibetan culture. This is true for Tibetan…