Category Archives: Buddha

Lojong: 29 Put No Mind Before Your Own

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are less about straight Buddhist teachings, and I think able to be shared … Continue reading

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Lojong: All Dharma Agree

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are less about straight Buddhist teachings, and I think able to be shared … Continue reading

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Lojong: How to Live and Die

For most of you these postings will be a departure from my normal artful posts, but for some who follow zenkatwrites, they will be familiar. This is an unfinished lojong (Buddhist) journal I was in the middle of when work … Continue reading

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Inktober, Cherished Blogfest 2017

I’ve been remiss about the Cherished Blogfest this year but it must have been in the air because I have company!  It has been extended, and so, here is my entry… AND YOU HAVE TIME TO WRITE ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE … Continue reading

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Ganesha and Matteo Grilli’s Paints

Sometimes I try small handmade paint companies. I took a chance on Aussie painter and paintmaker MatteoGrilliArt handmade paints! and liked his so much I ordered more! LOOK AT THOSE COLORS!!!! Intense pigment, beautiful, not as creamy smooth as a … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 19, Buddha’s Feet

I went for something a bit more meaningful to me than my feet. WAIT… oops, my feet are meaningful to me!  Where would I be without them? “Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”  … Continue reading

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Tools: Hahnemühle Watercolour Book

I’ve been looking forward to finishing my last A5 book (Hahnemuhle Nostalgie Sketchbook) so I could start the new Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I am picky about my journals and have tried several, only to find … Continue reading

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