Apsaras motif seen in Tomb Raider 3

Arte-Factual: Apsaras, the Celestial Dancers of Hindu Myth

It recently came to my attention that I still hadn’t written any articles about the Core Design classic Tomb Raider 3, despite having launched this site almost two years ago. So it’s time to set that right. Tomb Raider 3 introduced new vehicles and a less linear globe-trotting adventure but …

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Rooftop of Barkhang Monastery

Arte-Factual: Buddhist Symbols of Barkhang Monastery (Part 2)

Time for another edition of Arte-Factual! This time around, we’ll be returning to Barkhang Monastery to look at some of the other Buddhist symbols that can be found throughout the fictional monastery. The Wheel, or “Dharmachakra”: The Buddhist wheel, or dharmachakra, is one of the oldest and most recognisable motifs in …

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