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Koga painted this Buddhist-themed work in 1920 and it was first exhibited in early 1921. It is regarded by many critics as his first mastepiece. Koga was for a short period a member of the Buddhist priesthood and he was the son of head priest of Zenpuku Temple in Kurume, so the influence of Buddhism on his work is unsurprising. 27 more words


Love letter to my fear

Hello my fear!
I see you standing there –
come into the light.
Do not be afraid.
I am sorry if I have hurt you… 189 more words

Personal Practice

The Lord Who Looks Down

Kyoto (2015)

Giant statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara at the Ryōzen Kannon war memorial. It is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas (Wikipedia), and who is also bisexual–portrayed as either male or female. 34 more words


Kanheri caves at Borivali National Park, SGNP

Kanheri caves are located deep inside the Borivali National Park, they are approximately 6 km inside from the

main gate. There are private vehicles plying everyday in the form of trax and bus inside the park. 468 more words


The Universal Door Of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva (Guanshiyin/The Bodhisattva Who Contemplates The Sounds Of The World)

AT THAT TIME Inexhaustible Intention Bodhisattva rose from his seat, uncovered his right shoulder, placed his palms together, and facing the Buddha, said, “World Honored One, for what reason is the Bodhisattva Guanshiyin called ‘Guanshiyin’?” 2,473 more words

Meditations, Sutras, Koans, And Prayers

Avalokitesvara Temple

You know have family which is buddhism and grow up in christianity school is not easy. Sometimes i got confuse to decide… Even until now…. 440 more words


Treasures of Gakuen-ji Temple

Kyoto National Museum Feature Exhibition:
An Ancient Temple of the San’in Region: The Treasures of Gakuen-ji Temple in Shimane
January 2, 2015 – February 15, 2015. 377 more words