Buddha-Healing Energy

Buddha-Healing Energy

Buddha-Healing Energy My obsession with painting the Buddha's and to try to portray and capture the Energy continues. The original idea for this painting began with the concept of the Chakra's and metamorphosed into a painting that expresses the power of healing energy through the symbolism of a Loving Buddha. I would like to say that I painted it whilst listening to meditative, relaxing music, but in reality, I painted it whilst listening to an audio book of The Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett, in which I enjoyed the words of another wise…continue reading →
Buddha Art Quilt

Buddha Art Quilt

Buddha Art Quilt, my latest art quilt, it took quite a while because my trusty, old sewing machine broke down half-way through the process. I've tried to fix it to no avail, although I won't give up, as almost ALL Singer sewing-machines are fixable, sturdy, made to last, tough machines that they are. Anyway, the old 1912 has taken a wee trip to a local primary school for a couple of months where she is currently on display to let the wee Primary 1 children see the various stages of sewing machine development.…continue reading →
Mani Wheels. The Sacred Power of Words

Mani Wheels. The Sacred Power of Words

Mani Wheels. The Sacred Power of Words The mantra is inscribed repeatedly on paper inside the prayer wheels. Turning the prayer wheel means the mantra is recited over and over, sending the peaceful prayer of compassion in all directions and purifying the area. “The benefits of reciting the Compassion Buddha mantra are infinite, like the limitless sky”. ~ Lama Zopa Rinpoche True Sound of Truth Ancient Buddhist Story Long ago, a devoted meditator, contemplated on the Mani mantra for many years, and as his expertise grew, he began to teach others. Although his…continue reading →
Om Mani Padme Hum

Om Mani Padme Hum

Om Mani Padme Hum ‘Hail the jewel in the lotus’ Om Mani Padme Hum can not be translated into a simple phrase or sentence, as it is said to contain all the teachings of the Buddha within. It is a mantra (prayer) which invites the powerful blessings of Chenrezig, the Compassion Buddha. The recitation of this mantra has the effect of transforming the mind, encouraging compassion and a good heart. It is believed that one who recites this mantra will be protected and saved from all dangers. It is a way of purifying…continue reading →
Buddha

Buddha

Buddha  With Silence comes Peace Stillness Within the Stillness A Sensual Kiss. It is raining and you can hear the pattern of the drops. You can hear it with your ears, or you can hear it out of that deep silence. If you hear it with complete silence of the mind, then the beauty of it is such that cannot be put into words or onto canvas, because that beauty is something beyond self-expression. - Jiddu Krishnamurticontinue reading →