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In abstract, Alberta landscapes, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, dreams, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Minimal photography, nature, Photography, Words of music on 2022/04/17 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Fearlessness is the most prominent characteristic of all bodhisattvas and all who tread the bodhisattva path. For them, life has lost its terrors and suffering its sting. Instead of scorning earthly existence, or condemning its ‘imperfection’, they fill it with a new meaning.

afraid that you can’t climb higher
scared that you’re gonna fall
every time the road gets harder
the art of survival

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like a river, a day ago ~ North Saskatchewan ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Dobi dancing machine number

In Bird, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, dreams, Fotografia, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Words of music on 2022/03/20 at 04:00

According to Buddha

We are empty, or rather the matter of which we are composed is empty. But I must emphasize that emptiness does not mean nothingness. Some commentators have been mistaken when they have accused Buddhism of being nihilistic. We believe that the world in which we live is part of a flux, a stream of events. This does not mean it is nothing. Everything depends on everything else. Nothing exists on its own. On account of all the influences that come to bear upon them, things appear, exist, and disappear, and then reappear again. But they never exist independently. Form is therefore empty, by which we mean it is not separate and independent. Form depends on a multitude of different factors. And emptiness is form because all forms emerge from emptiness, from this absence of independent existence. Emptiness exists only to give rise to form.

strange, i’ve seen that face before
seen him hanging ’round my door
like a hawk stealing for the prey
like the night waiting for the day

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a day ago Edmonton Valley Zoo ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ March 2022

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In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, dreams, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, Photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2021/10/24 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect any praise or reward. If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will know complete peace and freedom. Your struggles with the world will have come to an end.

look
if you had
one shot
or one opportunity
to seize everything, you ever wanted
in one moment
would you capture it
or just let it slip?

***

a week ago Fox Lake, Hanna Alberta ~ acknowledging Treaty 7 territory land ~ 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

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