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2018

Summer 2018 thangka painting course in Russia
under the lidership of Marian van der Horst-Lem, from the Netherlands

3-14 August 2018 in Kaluga under the Moscow. Information:
darek10800@gmail.com


1993-2018
25th jubilee of first course of thangka-painting under the leadership of MARIAN van der HORST-LEM on post-Soviet space  

The first course of Tibetan thangka painting took place June 5-20, 1993, near Kharkiv, Ukraine, at a tourist centre in the village of Old Saltiv. The course was organized by joint efforts of Russian and Western Buddhists — pupils of the lama Ole Nydahl. The main organizers were Gaby Volenko from Germany and Vika Loshkareva from St. Petersburg, as well as Mona from Lebanon, who was studying at Kharkiv University at that time. Mona and found a suitable place for the course — the tourist centre on the shore of the reservoir. The Dutch painter Marianne van der Horst-Lem agreed to direct the course, that was her first visit to Russia and Ukraine.
About 30 Buddhists from Russia and Ukraine took part in the course. The first year program of course, which took more than two weeks, included the drawing of the Buddha, Milarepa, the bodhisattva Manjushri, the Green Tara, as well as detailed lectures on iconography, symbolism, technique of thangka painting, etc. Since then, a quarter of a century has passed, and 31 courses were organized under the leadership of Marianne van der Horst-Lema — both in Russian cities and in the territory of the countries of the former USSR. In total, nearly 700 people took part in the courses.


2017

Summer 2017 thangka painting course in Russia
under the guidance of Marian van der Horst-Lem, from the Netherlands


5-11 August 2017 in Kaluga. Information: darek10800@gmail.com
19-25 August 2017 in Priozersk, under St. Petersburg. Information:
russian.thangka@gmail.com


25 April 2017 is Jubilee of Marian van der Hort-Lem
For Marian’s Jubilee was prepared album as collective present from all her Russian students, who had being participated in thangka-painting courses 1993-2016. Marian wrote,
The most wonderfull present arrived. Thanks to all creators and photographers.


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2016

Summer 2016 thangka painting course in Russia
under the guidance of Marian van der Horst-Lem


2–8 August 2016 in Priozersk, under St. Petersburg. Information:
russian.thangka@gmail.com
11-17 August 2016 in Kaluga. Information: darek10800@gmail.com


2015


Course in Kaluga, Russia, 28 August till 2 September 2015
and in St. Petersburg 5-9 September
See photos from St. Petersburg retreat


Video Lection of Marian van der Horst-Lem about Tibetan thangka-painting
 4th September, 2015. Green Tara Centre in St. Petersburg
(beginnig) ... (end)


Arkhive video from thangka course in 2010 in St. Petersburg, Russia
Part 1  ...  Part 2  ...  Part 3  ...  Part 4

2014

Video (Russia, St. Petersburg, State Museum-Institute of Roerichs, 6th August, 2014)
Marian van der Horst-Lem had been opening of the Exhibition «Modern thangka-painting Gardri», devoted to 20th anniversary of first in Russia course of thangka-painting, conducted by Marian in Summer, 1994.
 


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MARIAN van der HORST-LEM is Dutch painter and well-known master of thangka-painting in Karma-gardri, or Gardri, style. She is a student of famous Tibetan thangka-painter Gega Lama who empowered her for spread the Gardri tradition to the East. Since 1990, for nearly twenty-five years, Marian had been teaching students from Russia, Ukraine, Europe and USA. Because of her generosity and devotion many hundreds people could join to this unique and ancient tradition.


Summer 2014 thangka painting course
under the guidance of Marian van der Horst-Lem, from the Netherlands
10–16 August — in the St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Gallery «Master»

Information russian.thangka@gmail.com

G A R D R I  — 20 years in Russia
Under the support of St. Petersburg State 
Musem-Institute of Roerich Family


Modern thangka-painting in Gardri style

Exhibition of MARIAN van der HORST-LEM and her Russian students


St. Petersburg, Russia
7 August — 7 September, 2014
exhibitionlecturesworkshopcourse

 

The exhibition Modern thangka-painting in Gardri style — 20 years in Russia is devoted to 20th anniversary of coming MARIAN van der HORST-LEM to Russia, St. Petersburg, and conducting the first course of thangka-painting in Gardri style. This exhibition is the part of big cultural programme The Month of Tibetan Thangka-painting, that also includes lectures of famous Petersburg orientalists, practical course of thangka-painting and workshop for beginners.

The programme is prepared by Petersburg students of Marian van der Horst-Lem with the support of St. Petersburg State Musem-Institute of Roerich Family.

The programme of Month:
7th August — 7th September — the Exhibition
9th August, 3 pm — Lecture of Marian van der Horst-Lem “Signes of Buddha” in Museum.
1016 August — thangka-painting course of Marian van der Horst-Lem in Gallery Master.
23rd August — Workshop of Buddha head drawing by guidance of Tatiana Krijanivskaya. The Museum, 2 pm.
31st August — lecture of Julia Elikhina about masterpieces of Hermitage Buddhist collection. The Museum, 3 pm.
6th September — lecture of Andrew Terentiev about Tibetan iconography. The Museum, 3 pm.


Video-interview with Marian van der Horst-Lem (during the thangka-painting retreat in Gar under Moscow, 2011) YouTube.


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