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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

Tales of the Shameik number

In abstract, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhone photography, iPhoneography, Macro, Mobile photography, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2020/12/30 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Be motivated like the falcon, hunt gloriously. Be magnificent as the leopard, fight to win. Spend less time with nightingales and peacocks. One is all talk, the other only colour.

when you flew away, 
you just left one feather. 
so i keep it in my pillow, 
so i’ll dream of you at night. 
 
and your feathers were the colour, 
of the sun before it sets at night. 
and your eyes were as sharp, 
as the morning sunlight.

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peacock feather in yesterday’s sunshine ~ December 2020

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