devoted in ink

david life, 61
"tattoos mark a moment in time you want to give credit to"
lula trainor and adriana rizzolo, 28

lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu
"may all beings be peaceful and free"

tattoos can say a lot about the person who wears them. for some yogis the art displayed on their bodies represents the particular deities or mantras that resonate with the individual, or for others as a dedication to the practice that has strengthened their lives...

a personal choice that can divide even the most like-minded people, tattoos are a fascinating subject for documentation, like these images from a movable canvas (published in the ny times)