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Lower Manhattan Jaunt

On my Lower Manhattan jaunt I took two pinhole cameras:  a coffee can model; and a rectangular box type.  My photo journey began uptown, of course, at the 178th Street Port Authority Bus Terminal.  312 more words

Detail of a camel in a Tibetan "rgyan tshogs" banner.

Detail of a camel from Attributes of Chos-Skyon Dam-can rDo-rje Legs-pa (Vajrasadhu) in a Tibetan “rgyan tshogs” banner.

Incense

Most Tibetans don’t eat fish, thus most rivers in Tibet are full of fish, except for one, as fishes were blocked from entering the river a hundreds of years ago to prevent the waterwheels from killing the fishes. 124 more words

Tibetan Art

Symbol of Remati Sridevi on a Tibetan "rgan tshogs" banner.

Detail of the symbol representing Remati Sridevi, with five skulls on her crown, from Attributes of dPal-Idan Lha-mo (Remati Sridevi) in a Tibetan “rgyan tshogs” banner.

Detail of flayed tiger skin from "Attributes of the Six-handed Yeshe Gonpo"

Detail of the flayed skin of a tiger from Attributes of the Six-handed Yeshe Gonpo (Mahakala) (Jnananatha ‘Lord of the Pristine Cognition) in a Tibetan “rgyan tshogs” banner.