The Emblem of Impermanence
Created as the initial study piece for the ‘Laughing in the Face of Death’ series in 2006 – Subsequent calligraphy was added in 2009 when it was sent to exhibit with Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow.
The Tsugtung style calligraphy that runs across the rust red background of the skull, translates as:
‘The Four Dharma Emblems’ – ཆོས་ཀྱི་སྡོམ་བཞི་ནི། :
• All conditioned things are impermanent.
• Everything that deteriorates is suffering.
• Nirvava is peace.
• All things are selfless and open.
‘Laughing in the Face of Death’ series in animation.