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Dorylaeum battle year

In Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, close up, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Hedy Bach Photography, Humour, iPhoneography, minimalism, Mobile photography, nature, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Story, Words of music on 2022/06/26 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Above all, be at ease, be as natural and spacious as possible. Slip quietly out of the noose of your habitual anxious self, release all grasping, and relax into your true nature. Think of your ordinary emotional, thought-ridden self as a block of ice or a slab of butter left out in the sun. If you are feeling hard and cold, let this aggression melt away in the sunlight of your meditation. Let peace work on you and enable you to gather your scattered mind into the mindfulness of calm abiding, and awaken in you the awareness and insight of clear seeing. And you will find all your negativity disarmed, your aggression dissolved, and your confusion evaporating slowly like mist into the vast and stainless sky of your absolute nature.

dear readers,

according to WP my sloppy buddhist theme has retired
unbeknownst to me 
so I need to change themes
however,
as a creative white space matters
and after 11 years
1096 posts
I did have white space, just saying.

slowly I’m checking my theme options
curious what i will find to reclaim
my sloppy buddhist aesthetic…

sending you all joy, smiles and open-hearted love ~ hedy

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green worm ~ a day or so ago in my backyard, ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ June 2022

Han Fang Pao’s love film number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, New Topographics, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Words of music on 2022/06/19 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. 
Without them, humanity cannot survive.

i had a dream, joe
i had a dream
 
i opened my eyes
opened my eyes
i opened my eyes
i opened my eyes

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on the coulee in CastorCounty of Paintearth No. 18 ~ June 2022

Year the Battle of Zvečan ended

In Alberta, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Learning, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/06/15 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Mindfulness is not just a word or a discourse by the Buddha, but a meaningful state of mind. It means we have to be here now, in this very moment, and we have to know what is happening internally and externally. It means being alert to our motives and learning to change unwholesome thoughts and emotions into wholesome ones. Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering.

don’t you, forget about me
don’t, don’t, don’t, don’t
don’t you, forget about me

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a day or so ago ~ Castor & District Museum Society ~ Castor AB ~ June 2022

Battle of Koyun Islands year

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/06/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

There are times of flourishing and abundance, when life feels in full bloom, energized and expanding. And there are times of fruition, when things come to an end. They have reached their climax and must be harvested before they begin to fade.

there is a lonesome old buffalo 
roaming on the plains all alone 
he does not have anybody 
he doesn’t even have a home 
he stands quiet in the morning star 
his shaggy head is hanging low 
oh but his dreams fly high as the sky alright

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a day ago Bison in Elk Island ParkBeaverhills area acknowledges  Treaty Six lands ~ May 2022

Li Qingzhao’s birth year

In British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Canada, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Landscape, minimalism, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/11 at 04:00

According to Buddha.

It is almost impossible to practice loving-kindness towards all living beings without addressing, in a meaningful way, the innumerable problems arising in our own lives. It is a contradiction, you see. It does not work. If our heart is tormented because we are not able to accept things the way they are, then it is impossible to open our heart. It is impossible to let go of all of our defenses and embrace others. Therefore we have to constantly practice and deepen our awareness. We have to remind ourselves to accept things as they are…even reciting slogans, phrases like “I shall accept the way things are.”

when i was a little girl
and the devil would call my name
and i’d say, “who do, who

oh, my mama loves me, she loves me
she gets down on her knees and hugs me
yeah, she loves me like a rock
she rocks me like the rock of ages
she loves me

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a day ago West Beach, White Rock lies on the Semiahmoo First Nation ~ May 2022

Huriez’s french-made denim number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/05/08 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Remind yourself that all sentient beings have at one time been your mother—birthing you, nursing you, caring for you through a helpless stage of life. Imagine this and generate appreciation and goodwill for all sentient beings, whether they cut you off in traffic, compliment your smile, or walk past you without a glance.

i see the… 
line of all the broken hearts 
lining up to tell their side
to the already one sided told story

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a day ago ~ “say their names” at the National Red Dress Day which honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, but men and boys are not left out. ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ May 2022

Donnelly’s Prisoner number book

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, minimalism, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Street, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/04 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The light of the sun is the manifestation of the clarity of the sky; and the sky is the basic condition necessary for the manifestation of the sun’s light. So, too, in the sky two, three, four, or any number of suns could arise; but the sky always remains indivisibly one sky. Similarly, every individual’s state of presence is unique and distinct, but the void nature of the individual is universal, and common to all beings.

just take it slow
the sun will show you where to go
trust your heart can help you see
i have seen the light, it settled me
just take it slow

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a walk on Whyte Ave a day or so ago + human who did not agree to be photographed ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Neve Classic Console number

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, dog, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Minimal photography, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In essence, keep your mind relaxed at all times and accept the manifold experiences of life. Look at all situations with a sense of cheer and humor and, just as we may watch a comedy on the television to relieve tension, we should laugh at ourselves and have no tension.

whoah, it’s just a simple song
nothing right or wrong
you can sing along if you want to

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a day ago walking + permission from humans as I learn more about street photography along the way ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Doraemon’s health diagnosis number

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Minimal photography, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Street Portrait, Words of music on 2022/04/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The basic problem is that emotions like anger and hatred are based on projections and exaggeration, not on objectivity or wisdom, and thus basically incorrect. 

if you lose your cool
baby, i’ll lose mine
you draw the red line
i love crossing red lines

a night or so ago ~ restroom series ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ April 2022

Neve Sweetwater number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Photography, Story, Street, Street photography, Street Portrait on 2022/04/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Cultivate doing good. It can be done. If it brought deprivation and sorrow, I would not ask you to do it. But since it brings blessing and happiness, I do ask of you: cultivate doing good.

do you come from a land down under
where women glow and men plunder
can’t you hear, can’t you hear the thunder
you better run, you better take cover
buying bread from a man in brussels
he was six foot four and full of muscle
i said, “do you speak-a my language?”
he just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich
and he said:

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a day ago these humans agreed to be photographed ~ around the town ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ April 2022

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