23.07.2013 in18:02 in Creative,photoart -->
The New York Times recently published a gorgeous collection of photographs featuring yogis and their yoga-related tattoos. The photos, stunning black and white images captured by photographer Piotr Redlinski, showcase how deeply personal body art can be.
For some yoga practitioners, the body is a sacred vessel that should not be tainted. For others, the skin represents a blank, movable canvas for tattoos displaying thoughts, texts and deities that inspire and inform their practice. These works of art, stretched across shoulders, chests, arms and legs, may be tucked away during the workday. But when clothing comes off, as it often does in yoga studios, they are on display for all to see.