Sacred Tibet – Padma


Artistic, religious and cultural traditions unite in this handwoven Padma design, originally crafted in Varanasi, India. The name “padma” refers to the lotus flower, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism.

Midi format: 130mm wide x 180mm high

144 Lined pages
Satin ribbon marker
Memento pouch










In this design, created for Buddhist monasteries and the Dalai Lama, the weavers have portrayed the path to enlightenment, both in the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism represented by the pattern and in the brightness of the colours chosen.

As with many such textiles, the symbolism is deep and varied in our Padma pattern. Most prominent, though, is the repeated shape of the Lotus Flower. Representing purity and enlightenment, the lotus is known as Padma in Sanskrit, giving us the name for this colourful cover design.

Additional information

Weight .255 kg
Dimensions 18 × 14 × 2 cm