By Nick Kettles
The All-Seeing Boy believed that there needs to be how to make humans chuffed. Then he met the mysterious hobo Jason Carper Esquire who taught him in regards to the blue sky of happiness . . . and our inherent, a bit of magical skill to deliver happiness to others.
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In every case, one should strive to identifY and obtain exact information about the lineage in question. The Tibetan records of teachings received (thob yig or gsan yig) are a gold mine in this respect, though none have yet been indexed or translated. Those who cannot read Tibetan should at least check the English translation of the Blue Annals to see whether the relevant lineage is described there. 30 Huntington criticizes M. Aris (1985) for overemphasizing the value of"the Tibetan literary sources, which alone might be used to throw new light on the complex and diversified forms ofTibetan art ....
From that tradition there then developed the "New" Menri school (Mensar, sMan-gsar) in the 17th century. Finally the Karma-Gadri school (Karma-sgar-bris), which emerged in about 1500 and which still exists today, united within itself srylistic elements from three lands: Indian forms, with Chinese colors and textures, as well as Tibetan compositional techniques. Also many of the artists mentioned in the Tibetan literary works must be considered as legendary. Presumably the "Tibetan texts" or "literary works" from which Goepper drew his conclusions were a single main source: the recent manual of the Gling-tshang Karma-sgar-bris artist Gega Lama (1983).
The painting cannot possibly date to before the 1730s, and in fact it probably is a still later copy. Though the book could have benefitted from additional refinement in its treatment of post1450 styles, in general its scholarship was quite solid, combining as it did intensive attention to both art-historical questions and the relevant written sources (and not neglecting to seek the help of learned Tibetans when possible). In fact, it set a new standard for museum catalogues of Tibetan collections.
All-seeing Boy and the Blue Sky of Happiness, The: A Children's Parable by Nick Kettles