Joshua Breeze
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Tibetan Skulls Human bones are regularly used in the rituals of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism, and of all Tibetan customs, none has attracted more attention than the use of human skulls for practical and religious purposes. A whole decorated skull is called a ‘yama’ (which is also the name for the Hindu and Buddhist god of death), while a partial decorated skull is called a ‘kapala’, or a skull cup, which is made out of the upper half of the human skull.

Tibetan Skulls Human bones are regularly used in the rituals of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism, and of all Tibetan customs, none has attracted more attention than the use of human skulls for practical and religious purposes. A whole decorated skull is called a ‘yama’ (which is also the name for the Hindu and Buddhist god of death), while a partial decorated skull is called a ‘kapala’, or a skull cup, which is made out of the upper half of the human skull.

As they climbed further into the mountains, she saw little coloured flags tied to sticks, anchored by stones or wrapped around rocky outcrops. Berit said they were prayers...

As they climbed further into the mountains, she saw little coloured flags tied to sticks, anchored by stones or wrapped around rocky outcrops. Berit said they were prayers...