Category Archives: Lotus

Flowering Silence

“So will I build my altar in the fields, And the blue sky my fretted dome shall be, And the sweet fragrance that the wild flower yields Shall be the incense I will yield to thee.” –   Samuel Taylor Coleridge … Continue reading

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More Zen Beauty

In this natural setting dedicated to peace and silence, the eyes rest and inhale a singular beauty. Some more photos from Bodhizendo. … Shanti … If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would … Continue reading

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None and All

It was the lotus pond sparkling in the sun, it was the waving of the flame before the shrine of a little known awakened one, it was the dog drinking my chai. *  It was the sharing of simple food … Continue reading

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Lotus Jewel

Around eleven a.m. today I stopped back at the lotus pond, wanting to have a look. I walked down the cement steps and squatted in some algae muck that was growing along the lower edges of the cement tank. The … Continue reading

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