"Remember the clear light, the pure clear white light from which everything in the universe comes, to which everything in the universe returns; the original nature of your own mind. The natural state of the universe unmanifest. Let go into the clear light, trust it, merge with it. It is your own true nature, it is home."
-Tibetan Book of the Dead
A girl luring quicksilver from a mine by her beauty India, Mughal dynasty, mid-18th century Opaque watercolour on paper In Mughal India to a greater extent than Safavid Iran or Ottomon Turkey, women were portrayed in active, even heroic roles. Here, although the woman’s beauty is what draws out the quicksilver, her pose and gesture are dynamic and assertive. (via British Museum - Search object details
"تعال عش في قلبي ولا تدفع الايجار
Come, live in my heart, and pay no rent.
"American Pie" - Don McLean