handpoked mandala drawn and poked by myself, I feel like I’ve been tattooed by a buddhist monk 👲💉

I’m trying to get better at drawing mandalas so here’s a quick lil sketch

Tibetan book of the dead

Queen Maya Devi giving birth to Prince Siddhartha, the future Buddha Sakyamuni; Nepal, early 19th c.

White Tara bodhisattva.
- Suffering is not enough. Life is both dreadful and wonderful…How can I smile when I am filled with so much sorrow? It is natural—you need to smile to your sorrow because you are more than your sorrow.
 Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)
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