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Splitgate games number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Emotion, FujiX100V, Humour, minimalism, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/12/29 at 04:00

According to Buddha

There are two kinds of happiness, mental happiness, and outer happiness. Outer happiness comes through meeting with an external object and is transitory. Mental happiness comes about through meditation and positive thought, it is stable and does not cause suffering. One cannot be happy if one does not have mental happiness, no matter how abundant the   external sources of outer happiness are, but if one is truly happy in one’s mind, then one is unaffected by outer problems.

you gotta swing your hips now
come on baby
a jump up oh, jump back
oh well, i think you’ve got the knack, oh-oh
 
(come on baby, do the locomotion)

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dogs + snow a joyful dance walk a day or so ago ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

Artemus Ogletree’s room number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Emotion, FujiX100V, Landscape, minimalism, nature, Photography, Words of music on 2021/12/26 at 04:00

According to Buddha

What is the mind? It is a phenonmenon that is not body, not substantial, has no form, no shape, no colour, but, like a mirror, can clearly reflect objects.

leave this space and face the open wide
wonder endlessly, i don’t look down
making me forgive making me brave
looking for a chance to change my wings
lately i’ve been wondering why i stay
feeling like
 
space invades my mind

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a day or so ago walking my little black box and dog ~ North Saskatchewan River ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2021

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

FS Titanfall number

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

2017 octal number

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

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

Senary 4443 number

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

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

Freaks horror year

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, minimalism, New Topographics, Photography, Words of music on 2021/11/07 at 04:00

According to Buddha

It is also possible within this lifetime to enhance the power of the mind, enabling one to reaccess memories from previous lives. Such recollection tends to be more accessible during meditative experiences in the dream state. Once one has accessed memories of previous lives in the dream state, one gradually recalls them in the waking state.

strange things are happening everyday
i hear the music up above my head
though the sight of my heart has left me again
i hear music up above

***

a couple of weeks ago at Aldon Auto Salvage Ltd ~ Lamont AB ~ on Treaty 6 traditional lands ~ October 2021

BWV Flute Sonata number

In Buddha, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Minimal photography, minimalism, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/11/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha


If a hundred people sleep and dream, each of them will experience a different world in their dream. Everyone’s dream might be said to be true, but it would be meaningless to ascertain that only one person’s dream was the true world and all others were fallacies. There is truth for each perceiver according to the karmic patterns conditioning their perceptions.

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a couple of days ago The Alberta Railway Museum, Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ October 2021

12th 15-gonal number

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, FujiX100V, minimalism, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/10/20 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes, it obstructs your vision.

she grew up in a small town
never put her roots down
daddy always kept movin’
so she did too
 
well somewhere on a desert highway

***

a day or so ago in Bruce ~ Beaver County ~ acknowledging Treaty 6 land, AB~ October 2021

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