[ pattern • vajra ]
Tibetan monks doubled up as artists, sculptors and painters to create murals on the walls of the Sakya Centre, Dehradun. The Sakya Pa sect is one of the four sects of Tibetan Buddhism, and many followers now take refuge in India. Most of the colours used in these frescoes are natural and mineral based.
“McDonald’s is gross”
Coming form the guy who only eats boneless wings from BP’S. Coming from the guy who gets hungry after swimming and eats either A&W or whatever thr deal is at BK that day. Coming from the guy who I just witnessed sit in the couch and eat chips, Kraft Dinner, smokies, and and a nanaimo bar.
Watch The ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra perform J. Cole’s “Power Trip” This is the final performance video from “Noisechamber Vol. 1” To download the sheet music for free, CLICK HERE.
To stream the entire EP CLICK HERE
[ local produce • Manipur ]
Baskets of mairen (pumpkin), aloo (potato), paan (yam), gobi (cauliflower), khamen (brinjal) and yendem (taro stalk) —amongst other herbs, vegetables and fruits—are presented to the brides’ family in exchange for their daughter’s hand in marriage.
Tibetan art is inseparable from the tenets and precepts of Buddhism as a religion. Through its use of mandalas, Tibetan art is an integral part of spiritual practice. The Buddhist artist does not express personal views or feelings. A code of conventionalised symbols represented in a certain manner conveys a variety of divine and supernatural beings in their different roles.
Union Workers at Civil Rights
University of Illinois at Chicago
| CARLI Digital Collections
I couldn’t not post this pic today,
as tonight’s the grand opening of my library’s new civil rights exhibit.
Aside from the cluster of placards representing
the UAW labor union, visible among the crowd are signs bearing the symbol for
“End the Slums,” a campaign of the SCLC-CCCO coalition Chicago Freedom
Movement, suggesting that this photo was taken at one of the rallies held at
Soldier Field during the summer of 1966.