Illuminated Iconographic Tibetan Calligraphy

Laughing in the Face of Attachment

Acrylic, gold and silver leaf on heavy watercolour paper, 57 x 76 cm, 2007

Red is the colour of passion and attachment. Avarice is all consuming, like a fire that burns up with devastating destruction. The antidote of grasping is generosity, the first of the ten perfections and wise to practice.

A more detailed explanation of the Five Skulls is given here.

This painting is available as an individual print or as a set of five prints of the ‘Laughing in the Face of Death’ series.

Laughing in the Face of Attachment - Tibetan Calligraphy