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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

14th Star number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Landscape, nature, New Topographics, Photography, Rural life, Smartphone Photography, Words of music on 2022/06/12 at 04:00

According to Buddha

With a boundless mind one could cherish all living beings, radiating friendliness over the entire world, above, below, and all around without limit.

it’s never been easy
with you on my mind
but i’m in your corner
and you are in mine

***

on the coulee in Castor, County of Paintearth No. 18 ~ June 2022

Rebrand number of orchard films

In Art, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Flora, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, minimalism, nature, Photography, Reflection, still life, Story, Words of music on 2022/06/05 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Real devotion is an unbroken receptivity to the truth. Real devotion is rooted in an awed and reverent gratitude, but one that is lucid, grounded, and intelligent.

if you need happiness
we can let it come around sometimes
happier than i think i am
the happy woman cries

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a day or so ago inside at the The Muttart Conservatory ~ Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ May 2022

33 squared

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Landscape, minimalism, nature, Outdoors, Photography, Words of music on 2022/05/29 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Profound and tranquil, free from complexity,
Uncompounded luminous clarity,
Beyond the mind of conceptual ideas;
This is the depth of the mind of the Victorious Ones.
In this there is not a thing to be removed,
Nor anything that needs to be added.
It is merely the immaculate
Looking naturally at itself.

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sunrise along the North Saskatchewan River ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ May 2022

Year of the Tmogvi earthquake

In Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, close up, Colour photography, dog, Emotion, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Macro, minimalism, nature, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/25 at 04:00

According to Buddha

When was the last time you looked up and marvelled at a starry night? Do you see the myriad colours and shapes in all you see? Do you stop and smell the scent of the roses? Do you taste the rich flavours of every meal? Do you feel and enjoy the hot shower at the end of a hard day’s work? And perhaps more importantly, are you mindful of your mind, of your thoughts and feelings? Without mental mindfulness, there is no mindfulness of the senses.

there’s a mad dog pulling at his chain
a hint of danger in his eye
alarm bells raging round his brain
and the chimney’s broken in the sky
 
wake up
wake up and smell the roses

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a day or so ago in White Rock, BC. which lies on the Semiahmoo First Nation ~ May 2022

Snowboarding double cork number

In Art, Bird, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Minimal photography, Mobile photography, nature, Outdoors, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Words of music on 2022/04/27 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.

run away from the words unspoken
coast to coast going through the motions of
who’ll be a better [hu]man, who’ll do it better

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a day ago waxwing birds ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

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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

Hammadid Fez capture year

In abstract, British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Flora, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Hedy Bach Photography, Landscape, minimalism, nature, Photography, Words of music on 2022/02/23 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Surrender means surrendering who you are not, so that who you really are may emerge.
You are not what you think, you are not what you believe, you are not what you like or dislike.
Those are the adopted filters which speak through you.

***

Lichens a week ago, West Beach, White Rock lies on the Semiahmoo First Nation ~ February 2022

Human Origin Of Morals: Blue Book number

In Bird, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100V, Landscape, nature, Photography, Words of music on 2022/02/20 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. 

riders on the storm 
riders on the storm 
into this house, we’re born 
into this world, we’re thrown 
like a dog without a bone 
an actor out on loan
riders on the storm

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a bird walk a day or so ago, 40 acres sits on Tsawwassen First Nation and Musqueam land ~ Ladner, BC ~ February 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

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