The Stages of Tsa Tsa Making: Emily McNutt

Emily McNutt very kindly documented the stages of making Tsa Tsas for us.

KTD Protector Lama Thendup demonstrates the process while making tsa tsas to be placed in the eight small KTD small stupas.

Karmapa Khyenno!

The Process of Making Tsa Tsas for the Stupas

Tsa tsa assembly line in full swing!

The first step: make the mix

Next: pour the mix into molds

Then carefully place rolled texts inside each mold

The tea tsas are ready to take out

Once removed from the mold, smooth out the rough edges on each tsa tsa

Our fresh new tsa tsas  are ready to paint!

Tsa tsas of different sizes are being prepared