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Spartan HelmetAncient Greek HelmetMilitary by BirdArtBulgaria

Stunning! Mason Jar Lanterns with Moroccan Henna Designs, win a set! #PinToWin  #DotBoWin

Hand Painted Mason Jar Lantern, Violet Glass with Gunmetal Accents crafted by LITdecor (Etsy)

Hoshi-wajo standing wooden statue, important cultural properties of Japan, 11th century

Inner Buddha Emerges > Hoshi-wajo standing wooden statue, important cultural properties of Japan, century

Buddha with two faces

Statue of Buddhist priest Houshi (宝誌和尚像) at Saiou-ji temple(西往寺) in Kyoto, Japan (Thx Barbara)

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell - Buddha

Symbols are simply reminders of what it is that we are seeking. A Buddha-rupa or statue is like a mirror reflecting our true selves and highest potential.

The Guru Within

“One of the beautiful things about Buddhism is that it does not worship Buddha as a god or deity, but instead celebrates the Buddha as an example of a normal person like you and me who applied a good.