Tag Archives: Zen Buddha

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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Sketchpack Project: Week 3

Aaack.  Behind. I hate it when that happens. Heart Sutra Vietnamese Buddha + Scarab Moon Transformation Primordial Sound Japanese Paper Heart Ganesha ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began in 2011 to get folks to draw daily. The sketchpack is a … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 2

Week Two, no time to think, so busy, loving the simplicity of pencil, pen, ink, waterbrush. in memory of my baby brother on what would be his birthday… Halfway through, fast sketching, loosing inhibitions! ABOUT SKETCHPACK PROJECT: The project began … Continue reading

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Sketchpack Project: Week 1

This year’s theme:  The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment This sketchpack is going ot be all drawings.  I almost passed on Di’s challenge but I had a good time last year!  Making it simple, and all about the line — and … Continue reading

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Weeping Buddha, or as I like to think of him, Compassionate Buddha

The Buddha statue made by young monks in Indonesia and Vietnam touched me when I first saw one at a retreat, and has been on my altar ever since.   He is now known popularly as “weeping Buddha,’ but I … Continue reading

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