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Max Brückner, from his book Vielecke und Vielfläche, 1900. Leipzig, Germany. Via Bulatov. Brückner extended the stellation theory beyond regular forms, and identified ten stellations of the...

Max Brückner — plate excerpts of variations on stellated polyhedra from his book Vielecke und Vielfläche, Leipzig, Germany,

Chitipati. Tibet, Gelugpa,1800-1899 They each have one face with three red glaring eyes and two hands. The Father on the left holds aloft a bone danda with the right hand and in the left a blood filled kapala, wearing a tiger skin, standing on a conch shell. The Mother holds a stalk of grain in the upraised right and a wealth vase in the left, wearing various silks, standing on a cowrie shell. Surrounded by the orange flames of pristine awareness.

Chitipati. Tibet, Gelugpa,1800-1899 They each have one face with three red glaring eyes and two hands. The Father on the left holds aloft a bone danda with the right hand and in the left a blood filled kapala, wearing a tiger skin, standing on a conch shell. The Mother holds a stalk of grain in the upraised right and a wealth vase in the left, wearing various silks, standing on a cowrie shell. Surrounded by the orange flames of pristine awareness.

Laughing in the face of Pride - Tibetan Calligraphy

Laughing in the face of Pride (yellow) - art print Golden yellow is the colour of riches of the earth and the adornment of the self.

Visited the Welcome Collection, The “Dance of Death” exhibit was the most fascinating to me, entwined skeletons in Tibetan Shri-chitipati, the medieval iconography of death, the “Danse Macabre”. Feverish skeletons dancing in morbid revelry, dancing or playing musical instruments; these scenes were meant to dissuade the public of overindulgence. Tibet

Entwined skeletons in Tibetan Shri-chitipati, the medieval iconography of death, the “Danse Macabre.

Parnashavari the Forest Goddess: Healer of Contagious Diseases invoked at Tibetan Tantric religious gatherings. Associated with the Shavari tribe of ancient India, she wears a garland and skirt of thatched leaves. Central Tibet; 19th C. Pigments on cloth.

Parnashavari the Forest Goddess: Healer of Contagious Diseases invoked at Tibetan Tantric religious gatherings. Associated with the Shavari tribe of ancient India, she wears a garland and skirt of thatched leaves.