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Shambhala by svet-svet Shambhala by svet-svet
Shambhala. Ultra Fractal 5 (background too:) ).

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In Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Shambhala (also spelled Shambala or Shamballa; Tibetan: བདེ་འབྱུང་; Wylie: bde 'byung, pron. De-jung) is a mythical kingdom hidden somewhere in Inner Asia. It is mentioned in various ancient texts, including the Kalachakra Tantra and the ancient texts of the Zhang Zhung culture which predated Tibetan Buddhism in western Tibet. The Bön scriptures speak of a closely related land called Olmolungring.

Whatever its historical basis, Shambhala gradually came to be seen as a Buddhist Pure Land, a fabulous kingdom whose reality is visionary or spiritual as much as physical or geographic. It was in this form that the Shambhala myth reached the West, where it influenced non-Buddhist as well as Buddhist spiritual seekers — and, to some extent, popular culture in general.
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donnamm Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013
beautiful. May I feature it in a blog post on Agni Yoga, the non-Buddhist tantric high yoga? and credit you, of course. 
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donnamm Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013
Stunning. 
May I use it in a free webinar about the Kalachakra and that We are the Wheel of Time. In other words, the new world ethos must be born from each person living responsibly from the well-being for all beings. Please let me know. Peace!
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HighHeelsArt Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
Beautiful
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I am very interested in the myth of Shambhala!And your drawing is amazing!Just as fabulous as the story describes Shambhala!
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MonochromeDestiny Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful work! <3
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kaylapeterson32 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
badass :D
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DHBW Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011
Wow...nothing else comes to mind...
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svet-svet Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! :)
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Ankelwar Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011
WoW!! Beatiful! I love colors very much!! :love:
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NEON8988 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
Spectacular art love the intense colouring of the mountains.:) :clap:
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