Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Diagrammatic Art Main Page

Diagrammatic Art Main Page | Painting & Composition Types

Subjects, Topics & Types:
1. Mandalas
2. Charts, Astrological
3. Charts, Medical
4. Charts, Body Mandala
5. Charts, Yantra
6. Hands & Footprints
7. Refuge Field
8. Wheel of Life
9. Cityscape
10. Offering Paintings
11. Didactic, Miscellaneous

Diagrammatic Art is art, primarily paintings and murals, intended to convey large amounts of highly structured and codified information to the viewer.

One of the most interesting diagrammatic works in the didactic category is a painted illustration of the Bon teachings explaining Dzogchen philosophy and training.

(Some of the topics are represented by six examples below. To view all image examples in each of the Eleven Groups select the links above).

Jeff Watt [updated 12-2018]