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fuckyeahmagicalthings:

this amazing 19thc. antique kapala or skullcup is made from a real human skull and was used as a ritual implement for both hindu tantra and buddist tantra, particularly in tibet, where this example comes from. also known as a tibetan thod pa cup it was used to hold offerings of bread and wine. (via antique kapala buddist ritual drinking vessel by artyfactz on Etsy)

fuckyeahmagicalthings:

this amazing 19thc. antique kapala or skullcup is made from a real human skull and was used as a ritual implement for both hindu tantra and buddist tantra, particularly in tibet, where this example comes from. also known as a tibetan thod pa cup it was used to hold offerings of bread and wine. (via antique kapala buddist ritual drinking vessel by artyfactz on Etsy)