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14:47 Feb 24 2010

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Thangka artists' new life
14:45, February 24, 2010  

Photo shows a Thangka artist is painting carefully in the shop on the Barkor Street of Lhasa, capital of TAR.

With the development of economy, the Thangka art gets warm welcome among the citizens and tourists at home and abroad. More and more people engage in the Thangka painting industry and increase their incomes as well.

"Thangka" as a Tibetan silk painting with embroidery usually depicts a Buddhist deity, famous scene in Buddhism.

Source:China Tibet Information Center

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