‘As a man abandons his worn-out clothes and acquires new ones, so when the body is worn out a new one is acquired by the Self, who lives within.’ - Bhagavat Gita, Hinduism
The idea of rebirth has always baffled me. The idea of the soul living on even after our earthly bodies have been discarded and decayed is quite unfathomable. It makes us wonder about afterlife and teaches us not to fear death. It provides us the strength to understand the larger scheme of things and what part we play in it. The eternal cycle of death and resurrection, of destruction and creation.
I have used watercolor wash on handmade paper first and then drew in the details with a pen using waterproof ink.
Watercolor wash and pen drawing with waterproof ink on handmade paper