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The First Precept - Abhaya-cariya

I undertake the training rule to refrain from killing and injuring living things.

Throughout the next 36 days I want to focus each post on each of the training rules I’ve devised for myself or adapted from traditional sources.

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Swat Valley, Avalokiteshvara on broad lotus base

Avalokiteshvara is identified through the antelope skin over his left shoulder and the lotus design on his bracelets and armbands. The flat, almost squashed, lotus base with very broad petals is very different from the various standard Swat Valley styles but there is a 7th century dark bronze statue from Pakistan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (published in a previous post) with a similar type of base and also with the same draping of the dhoti and the same necklace. 19 more words

Buddhist Sculpture

Une Chanson dans le style de Bodhisattva

Une Chanson dans le style de Bodhisattva       pour Commabooks

A Song In the Style of Bodhi      for Commabooks     Mélusine Lin   2012. 1

《逗點菩提》 贈逗點人         枚綠金 2012. 9 more words

beyond a system ...

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Diamond Sutra  (7):

Then Buddha asked Subhuti,

“What do you think, Subhuti,
has the Buddha arrived at the highest, most fulfilled, …

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The Light Ascent

How far had they come?

Melbourne and Hexes were a few paces ahead of Natasha, their footsteps barely audible within the confines of a windstorm. Hexes’ cloak – still reflective like an insect’s chitin – betrayed the storm and remained relatively still, only moving sinuously along his body as they walked the steps to the main chamber of the Unnamed Temple. 851 more words


"Sleep ins the best meditation" - The 14th Dalai Lama

Monkey on the path or “kora” that encircles the home of the Dalai Lama in McLeod Ganj, India

Nisargadatta on Silence

The tiniest details visualize on screen,
of what I just photographed.
I’m without words.

Several times …

First when I notice the miracle of nature, 182 more words