The Calligraph

There is one thing i can do forever, it's - calligraphy
poboh:

Shishi zu (獅子 図) / Lion, Kanou Hougai / 狩野 芳崖. Japanese (1828 - 1888)

poboh:

Shishi zu (獅子 図) / Lion, Kanou Hougai / 狩野 芳崖. Japanese (1828 - 1888)

(via drawpaintprint)

animus-inviolabilis:

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Kwanyin) with willow branch China, late 18th-early 19th century

animus-inviolabilis:

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Kwanyin) with willow branch

China, late 18th-early 19th century

Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.

—Eckhart Tolle (via samsaranmusing)

(via turyia)

Yogini
When properly placated, fierce Yogini goddesses bestowed worldly powers on tantric yogis and royal devotees. This is one of three life-size yoginis, from a temple that was destroyed at an unknown point in the past, that are reunited in a dramatic installation in the exhibition. Image and caption courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Yogini

When properly placated, fierce Yogini goddesses bestowed worldly powers on tantric yogis and royal devotees. This is one of three life-size yoginis, from a temple that was destroyed at an unknown point in the past, that are reunited in a dramatic installation in the exhibition. 

Image and caption courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery


(Source: smithsonianmag.com)

Yogini on Owl

Yogini on Owl