Photo 9 Aug 11 notes 1650 Emperor Humayun seated in a landscape (detail), Mughal India, artist : Payag ca. 1595-1655. Son of Babar and father of Akbar, Freer Sackler DC

1650 Emperor Humayun seated in a landscape (detail), Mughal India, artist : Payag ca. 1595-1655. Son of Babar and father of Akbar, Freer Sackler DC

Photo 9 Aug 261 notes bluepueblo:

Barun Valley, Nepal
photo via amey

bluepueblo:

Barun Valley, Nepal

photo via amey

Photo 9 Aug 2 notes A Handful of Quiet
Happiness in Four Pebbles

Thich Nhat Hanh
A Handful of Quiet presents Pebble Meditation, one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community’s practice with children. Designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way to learn meditation, Pebble Meditation is a playful and fun activity for parents and educators to do with children that touches on their interconnection with nature, helping to relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and deal with difficult emotions. -

A Handful of Quiet
Happiness in Four Pebbles

Thich Nhat Hanh
A Handful of Quiet presents Pebble Meditation, one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community’s practice with children. Designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way to learn meditation, Pebble Meditation is a playful and fun activity for parents and educators to do with children that touches on their interconnection with nature, helping to relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and deal with difficult emotions. -

Photo 8 Aug 29 notes
Photo 8 Aug 118 notes parabola-magazine:

"Then suddenly he was silent, very powerfully silent, filling the room with his unspoken teaching that went far beyond words, banishing my turning thoughts with his simple presence. In that moment I knew without any question that I AM; and that that is enough; no “who” needed. I just am. 
It is a lesson I keep having to relearn, re-experience, for the “doing” and the “thinking” take me over again and again as soon as I forget.”
–James George, retired diplomat, and former high Commissioner for Canada to Ceylon, India, and Iran, on encountering the fierce Sage of Jaffna. 
From our new Fall Issue on the subject of spiritual practice.

parabola-magazine:

"Then suddenly he was silent, very powerfully silent, filling the room with his unspoken teaching that went far beyond words, banishing my turning thoughts with his simple presence. In that moment I knew without any question that I AM; and that that is enough; no “who” needed. I just am. 

It is a lesson I keep having to relearn, re-experience, for the “doing” and the “thinking” take me over again and again as soon as I forget.”

–James George, retired diplomat, and former high Commissioner for Canada to Ceylon, India, and Iran, on encountering the fierce Sage of Jaffna. 

From our new Fall Issue on the subject of spiritual practice.

Photo 8 Aug 29 notes Christina Noble Foundation
Photo 7 Aug 13 notes Krishna Enchants both Gopis and Cow

Krishna Enchants both Gopis and Cow

Photo 7 Aug 16 notes
Photo 7 Aug 19 notes The Maiden, Kuniyoshi (Genji)

The Maiden, Kuniyoshi (Genji)

Photo 6 Aug 28 notes Kenneth Parker Photography

Kenneth Parker Photography


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