The Buddha wisdom, which is beyond imagination, naturally appears in the mandala in the five different kinds of enlightenment, or five wisdoms. This is known as the five Buddha families. These five contain the possibility of both confusion and wisdom, samsara and enlightenment…
Images of monasteries in Mongolia (most of them destroyed in 1930s).
Some more photographs from the British Library #endangeredarchives project.
Found this wonderful picture of Meditation huts while looking at these old photos from #Mongolia now online at #endangeredarchives via @bl_eap