Satya सत्य Sanskrit for truth, for the virtue of being truthful in thought, speech and action; One of the five yamas, the virtuous restraint from falsehood and distortion of reality in one’s expressions and actions. Calligraphy by Stewart J. Thomas
उपेक्षा upeksaa; Sanskrit for “Equanimity” the state of maintaining mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation. Calligraphy by Stewart J. Thomas.
Sthira Sukha स्थिर सूख the two qualities Patanjali explains in the Yoga Sutras that need to be present when doing any yoga: steadiness and ease. Sanskrit calligraphic rondel in Devanagari script by Stewart J. Thomas.
My top ten Sanskrit tattoo designs. Link in bio
The word “anicca”–meaning impermanence–was a very popular request in the last few years. This is a nice example of a tattoo that manages to retain the shades of blue that were in my original watercolor calligraphy.
“Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram” Truth is eternal and beautiful. Sanskrit calligraphy.
Abhyasa, Sanskrit, regular spiritual practice
“Practice is the sustained effort to rest in that stillness
Svadhyaya, Sanskrit for self study and introspection. One of the Niyamas (observances