Mother of the World  by NIcholas Roerich

by Nicolas Roerich, the veiled Sophia is surrounded by starlike disincarnate avatars of her wisdom, while below upon the earth, a pair of male and female mystics invoke her influence.

Mystic, philosopher, explorer, and painter Nicholas Roerich

Russian artist Nikolay Roerich's bifurcated mustache and beard.

Madonna Oriflamma with Banner of Peace, 1932, Nicholas Roerich. (Nicholas Roerich Museum via huffingtonpost.com via @Nezka Pfeifer)

Roerich: Between Russia and Tibet - And a Hidden Treasure of New York City

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Brahmaputra by Nicholas Roerich

:: Nicholas Roerich :: virtual museum ::Brahmaputra Tempera on board. 41 x 103 cm Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

Chandra-Bhaga (Path to Triloknath), 1932  Nicholas Roerich

Path to Triloknath. Chandra-Bhaga (Path to Triloknath). Tempera on canvas. 79 x Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, USA.

Nicholas Roerich, the Russian symbolist painter and explorer, was fascinated (some say obsessed) with the myth of Shambhala.

Nicholas Roerich, the Russian symbolist painter and explorer, was fascinated (some say obsessed) with the myth of Shambhala.

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