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A Thangka painting usually depicts a Buddhist deity, scene, or Mandala typically painted on silk or cotton. Thangka often overflow with symbolism and allusion. Because the art frequently is often Buddhist in nature, many symbols and allusions are in accordance with conform to specific guidelines laid out in Buddhist scripture. The artist must be properly trained and have sufficient religious understanding, knowledge, and background to create an accurate and appropriate Thangka.