mariadoroteaj: One of the oldest gravestones to be found in a churchyard. Below the skull carving are the words “memento more” which are usually written as Momento Mori. Memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning “Be mindful of death” and may be translated as
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12 C. Reting monastery tangka (painted on cloth) Tibet, Green Tara bestowing boons. Typical of this period, a monk is shown at the base with ritual implements followed by a row of six-armed protective deities.