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Xkcd number for ten thousand

In abstract, Alberta landscapes, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100V, Landmarks, New Topographics, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/01/23 at 04:00

According to Buddha

A true partner or friend is one who encourages you to look deep inside yourself for the beauty and love you’ve been seeking.

you can count on me like one, two, three
i’ll be there
and i know when i need it, i can count on you like four, three, two
and you’ll be there
’cause that’s what friends are supposed to do, oh, yeah
ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh, yeah, yeah

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a day ago with foto friday friends ~ Talus Dome ~. Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ January 2022

Binary code 10000011010 number

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, close up, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhone photography, iPhoneography, Macro, Minimal photography, nature, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Words of music on 2022/01/09 at 04:00

According to Buddha

To meet someone who really hurts you is to meet a rare and precious treasure. Hold that person in high esteem, and make full use of the opportunity to eradicate your defects and make progress on the path. If you cannot yet feel love and compassion for those who treat you badly, it is a sign that your mind has not been fully transformed and that you need to keep working on it with increased application

*(simile) To sting severely, to cause a sensation of stinging, especially said of cold weather. To my small hands, the bitter wind cuts like a knife, freezing my fingers and numbing my circulation. 

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very fresh days at home in the kitchen ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ January 2022

The restoration of tucker number

In Alberta landscapes, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, minimalism, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/19 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Everyone wants happiness,
but the true way to reach perfect happiness is to bring happiness to others.

will you fly with me
like a feather in the sky?
will you fall with me
like a feather in the light?
will you fly with me

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snow walk + flora in my mukluks ~ yesterday Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

Christianity window number

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, New Topographics, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/05 at 04:00

According to Buddha

…Each one of us lacks one thing or another. I am not exactly sure what we lack, but I can feel we lack something. In the West, even if at the moment you are going through a crisis, you actually have everything, or at least you think you do; all kinds of material goods are there, and are no doubt distributed better than they were in the past. But it seems to me that you are living in a constant state of tension, in an atmosphere of never-ending competitiveness and fear. And those who are brought up in such an atmosphere will find themselves lacking all their lives: they will not know that wonderful quality of depth and intimacy that is the richness of life. They will stay on the surface of the troubled sea, without ever knowing the calm that lies beneath. 

may the long time sun
shine upon you
all love surround you
and the pure light
within you
guide your way on
guide your way on

***

a week or so ago walking my iPhone in the backlanes ~ Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

Smoothed out slappy hours number

In Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, minimalism, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2021/11/28 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Just hearing about patience does not mean you are experiencing it now or will easily develop it. To lay the ground for training the mind, you must first tame the mind. To tame the mind, it is extremely important to do the basic shamata [tranquility meditation, calm abiding] practice, which develops calmness and tranquility. Then you can add the practice of patience, understanding the benefits of patience and reminding yourself to take advantage of the available antidotes.

this is the purpose of changing
hydrogen into breathable oxygen
and they are necessary here
as the air is on earth

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a day ago inside at the The Muttart Conservatory ~ Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ November 2021

10000001100 binary number

In Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, Documentary, iPhoneography, Learning, Mobile photography, Photography, Story, Words of music on 2021/11/21 at 04:00

According to Buddha

If you want to understand suffering you must look into the situation at hand. The teachings say that wherever a problem arises it must be settled right there.

We don’t meditate to see heaven, but to end suffering.

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Indigenous Studies ~ Royal Alberta Museum Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ November 2021

Decimal number for hexadecimal 402

In abstract, Alberta landscapes, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, minimalism, nature, Photography, Words of music on 2021/10/17 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The first offering is that of pure drinking water. It is offered with the thought that whatever benefit one accumulates may, for the present, bring about the annihilation of suffering through thirst among beings. Especially beings in realms such as the pretas, or hungry ghosts, may receive relief from the suffering of thirst. The offering is also made so that ultimately all beings may be permeated by loving kindness and compassion.

this blue eye perceives all things conjoined
the past, the future and the present
everything flows and all is connected
this eye is not merely seen reality
it is touching the truth
 
there’s nothing to fear

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a day ago walking my camera along the river edge ~ North Saskatchewan River ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ October 2021

Church infiltration AA number

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, Flora, Fotografia, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2021/10/13 at 04:00

According to Buddha

There is such a thing 
as unconditional expression
that does not come from self or other. 

It manifests out of nowhere 
like mushrooms in a meadow, 
like hailstones, like thundershowers.

zou bisou, bisou
zou bisou, bisou
zou bisou, bisou
zou bisou, zou bisou
mon dieu que c’est doux

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a day or so ago mushrooms at the market ~ Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ October 2021

Popular recitations blue book no.

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, dreams, Emotion, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Photography, Words of music on 2021/10/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Fixed ideas are like a wisp of cloud or smoke, but nonetheless people find themselves blocked or captured by these. You would laugh if you saw someone tripped by a cloud, or if someone claimed that they were imprisoned by the air. But, in fact, people are endlessly being trapped by things no more substantial than air or clouds. They make a wall with their mind, and then it imprisons them. Inherently, there is no wall or anything to trip over. These things are mirages they’ve created from the thoughts they gave rise to. 

and i see you hiding your face in your hands
talking bout far-away lands
you think no one understands
listen to my hands

***

a day ago ~ spider dreams in Etown ~  Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ October 2021

Macomber’s evergreen place number

In Age, Alberta landscapes, Art, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, Monochromia, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/10/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In all activities, may I examine my mind
And as soon as conflicting emotions arise,
Endangering myself and others,
May I firmly face and avert them.

unforgettable, though near or far
like a song of love that clings to me
how the thought of you does things to me
never before has someone been more
unforgettable in every way

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yesterday a walk with my camera at Aldon Auto Salvage Ltd ~ Lamont AB ~ on traditional lands known as Treaty 6.

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