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Buddha in der Glorie


Mitte aller Mitten, Kern der Kerne,
Mandel, die sich einschließt und versüßt,—
dieses Alles bis an alle Sterne
ist dein Fruchtfleisch: Sei gegrüßt.

Sieh, du fühlst, wie nichts mehr an dir hängt; 133 more words

Angkor Wat

Rilke's The Panther

HIS VISION, FROM THE CONSTANTLY PASSING BARS,

HAS GROWN SO WEARY THAT IT CANNOT HOLD

ANYTHING ELSE.  IT SEEMS TO HIM THERE ARE

A THOUSAND BARS, AND BEHIND THE BARS, NO WORLD. 67 more words

Be grateful and tender (My Daily Intention)

What if being in the now isn’t about ‘getting ready’ for the now, but simply being conscious of what is right in front of us, and appreciating ‘the all’ of what is present? 398 more words

My Daily Intention

'A Walk'

My eyes already touch the sunny hill.
going far ahead of the road I have begun.
So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp; 64 more words

Photography

Der Panther

Im Jardin des Plantes, Paris.

Sein Blick ist vom Vorübergehn der Stäbe
so müd geworden, daß er nichts mehr hält.
Ihm ist, als ob es tausend Stäbe gäbe… 176 more words

Writers & Writing

From “Letters To A Young Poet” by Rainer Maria Rilke

From Letter 4:

… But everything that may someday be possible for many people, the solitary man can now, already, prepare and build with his own hands, which make fewer mistakes.Therefore, dear Sir, love your solitude and try to sing out with the pain it causes you. 392 more words

Poetry