Tag Archives: Prayer

The Desert’s Silent Song

a desert hymn a slide show  wonder . .  

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Walking Blind

Walking uphill on an uneven trail made of large rocks of varying heights and widths with gaps in-between is difficult enough with eyesight. Now imagine traversing the same rocky incline without eyes. On a recent morning walk up the holy … Continue reading

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Silence Solid as a Mountain

Arunachala – the mystery Mountain in South India – a Holy Hill emanating a great silence, a core-deep peace. Life is manifesting around this Hill, in the temples and shrines where gods and goddesses are worshipped, on the sidewalk where orange-clad men … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Devotion

Marching feet, blaring trumpets, colorful dancers,  a waxen saint – and in the temple, the golden Buddha smiles…  Chiang Mai, Thailand It is the ending of Buddhist Lent, also known as the “Rains Residence Retreat” that dates back to the … Continue reading

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Silent Beginnings

 Chiang Mai, Thailand From a distance I notice a woman standing before a shrine in a temple courtyard. It appears she is spending a few moments in prayer before heading off to work – a silent start to the day. … Continue reading

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