108 Tibetan religious icons on display over Vesak Day weekend

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12 May 2006 (Channel NewsAsia) – Not strictly Southeast Asian, but Buddhism has strong influences in regional material culture which is why Buddhist artefacts have a strong draw in Singapore.

108 Tibetan religious icons on display over Vesak Day weekend

To offer some insights, the Nei Xue Tang Singapore Buddhist Art Museum in Cantonment Road is holding an exhibition on Tsha-tsha.

Tsha-tsha are religious icons found in every Tibetan household.

“Tsha-tsha” is the translation of a Sanskrit word which originally meant “copy”.