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In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, Emotion, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Photography, Reflection, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/15 at 04:00

According to Buddha

As human beings, we are all the same. So there is no need to build some kind of artificial barrier between us. At least my own experience is that if you have this kind of attitude, there is no barrier. 

it ain’t no joke, i’d like to buy the world a toke
and teach the world to sing in perfect harmony
and teach the world to snuff the fires and the liars
hey, i know it’s just a song but it’s spice for the recipe

***

walk and talk along the streets ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

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In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100s, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Memories, Photography, Reflection, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/12 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place

all inside our amsterdam she hides
watery-eyed
that howling wind, she’s waving hi
her other hand’s in mine

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reflections of yesterday at Manchester Square Edmonton Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ + streets of Amsterdam 2018 ~ December 2021

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In abstract, Alberta landscapes, Bird, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100V, minimalism, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/08 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Then the usual everyday level of experience becomes altered; there is more ‘magic’ in the air. One can become ‘inspired’ or be on a ‘crusade’.

one flew east and one flew west
they both flew over the cuckoo’s nest one flew east and one flew west
they both flew over the cuckoo’s nest

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yesterday over of the foot bridge ~ North Saskatchewan ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

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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

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In Alberta, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Documentary, FujiX100V, Landmarks, minimalism, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there.

a new world hangs
outside the window
beautiful and strange
it must mean i’ve fallen away
i must be

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railroad car at The Alberta Railway Museum, Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ November 2021

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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

***

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

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In Alberta landscapes, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Hedy Bach Photography, Landscape, Monochromia, New Topographics, water, Words of music on 2021/11/24 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Words do not express thoughts very well; every thing immediately becomes a little different, a little distorted, a little foolish. And yet it also pleases me and seems right that what is of value and wisdom of one human seems nonsense to another.

i ended up in search of ordinary things
how much of a tree bends in the wind
i started telling the story without knowing the end

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a week ago Lesser Slave Lake known traditionally as ᐊᔭᐦᒋᔨᓂᐤ ᓵᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ayahciyiniw sâkahikan ~ Treaty 8 lands AB ~ November 2021

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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

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In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, FujiX100V, iPhoneography, minimalism, Photography, water, Words of music on 2021/11/17 at 04:00

According to Buddha

When we drop all of our painful effort to attain something, then suddenly there is spaciousness in our consciousness, a sense of being unobstructed, and we are able to enjoy life as it comes.

ha-hallelujah, oh, i’m down on the beach
ha-hallelujah, oh, i’m down on the beach
ha-ah-ah-ah, hallelujah, oh, i’m down on the beach
ha-hallelujah, oh, i’m down on the beach

***

a day or so ago Lesser Slave Lake known traditionally as ᐊᔭᐦᒋᔨᓂᐤ ᓵᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ayahciyiniw sâkahikan ~ Treaty 8 lands AB ~ November 2021

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In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Street photography on 2021/11/14 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Look at appearance-emptiness forms,
Listen to sound and emptiness sounds,
Rest in mind's nature, clarity-emptiness,
And when your thoughts free themselves,
Laugh, oh laugh "Ha ha! Hee hee!
never saw the sun shining so bright
never saw things going so right
noticing the days hurrying by
when you’re in love, my how they fly
blue days
all of them gone
nothing but blue skies
from now on

***

water tower a couple of weeks ago in Town Of Viking ~ Beaver County.  ~ November 2021

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