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Sherab Palden Beru

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Birthday
1, 1911
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Nov 29, 2012 (101)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
1, 1911
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Nov 29, 2012 (101)

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Tibetan artist of thangka, which were textured, Buddhist-themed paintings on silk, whose career spanned four decades.

Before Fame

He began his study of art at the Namgyal Ling Monastery. He also mastered other disciplines at the monastery, including ritual music and Lama dancing.

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His large, detailed paintings often took more than a year to complete.

Family Life

He was born in Kham, Tibet, to a nomadic family.

Associated With

He and Irish religious leader Columba Marmion both studied in monasteries.

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