Miniature Thangka, Burhany Zurag, 19th century
Burhany Zurags are small personalised portable version of Thangkas.
Each Burhany Zurag is created for an individual and a depicts a deity invoked for specific purpose based on astrology.
Painted on cloth these are carried around by the individual in an encasement.
At 8 x 10cm this is larger than the normal Burhany Zurag Thangka.
One half of the artwork is worn out as can be seen from the photos.