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Good morning Tuesday! Let’s go and see what the Taro card said today! Occupation: Today, you may have criteria to work with many people. Be careful of being cheated or treating you in an unruly way. Finance: Don't do anything to get it with transparency. Because it's very important!! Love: Be careful of messing with people who have family or loved ones already. Because, you already have a stable family life!! “สวัสดีตอนเช้าวันอังคารคะ มาดูดวงประจำวันนี้กับไพ่ยิปซีกันนะคะ การงาน: วันนี้คุณอาจมีเกณฑ์ที่ต้องร่วมงานกับคนหลากหลายฝ่าย ให้ระวังเรื่องการถูกโกง หรือ การปฏิบัติต่อคุณแบบไม่ตรงไปตรงมานะคะ การเงิน: อย่าทำอะไรเพื่อให้ได้มาด้วยความไม่โป่งใส นะคะเพราะมันสำคัญมาก ความรัก: ระวังการเข้าไปยุ่งกับคนที่มีครอบครัวหรือคนรักแล้วนะคะ เพราะตัวคุณเองก็มีชีวิตครอบครัวที่มั่นคงอยู่แล้ว 🌙💜🔮🖤🙏 Message me for more information inbox! #ดูดวงbyดวง #ThePreceptsAlwaysMeetAgain #TheSpiritOfTheUniverseHealingByDuang #สื่อกลางจิตวิญณาณของจักรวาลโดยดวง #Positiveenergy #Buddhism #Meditation #Awakening #Awareness #Mindfullness #Spiritnature #Lifepurpose #Positivethought #Prosperity #Selfreflection #Chakrabalancing #Motherearth #Yingyang #Lifechange #Consciousness #Manifestation #Lightworker #Merit #GoodKarmer

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A la mente del principiante se le presentan muchas posibilidades; a la del experto pocas ✨ #zazen #buddhism #meditationspace #present

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In what ways do you practice interdependence? *** #MindfulHearts retrospective. On this day 2019. Celebrating two years of daily cartoons. Learn more at my website, link in bio. #mindfulness #heartfulness #MakeLoveVisible *** [image description: Three hearts overlap each other. In the three spaces where two hearts are overlapping are three colors: a bright yellow, blue, and green. In the space where all three hearts overlap is a textured gray. Text reads: "We are not separate."]

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Ahimsa is nonviolence in thought, word and deed. Ahimsa is respect for others’ ideas, respect for all religions, schools, sects, organizations, etc. ... As we die from moment to moment, harmony among human beings slowly begins to develop. As we die from moment to moment, the sense of cooperation replaces the sense of competition. As we die from moment to moment, little by little good will replaces evil will. Human beings of good will accept ahimsa. It is impossible to initiate a new order in our psyche while excluding the doctrine of nonviolence. Ahimsa should be cultivated in homes by following the path of the perfect matrimony. It is only with nonviolence in thought and deed that happiness can reign in homes. Ahimsa should be the foundation of daily living, at the office, in the factory, in the countryside, at home, on the street, etc. We should live the doctrine of nonviolence. . . . . . #awakening #buddha #buddhism #consciousness #divine #divinefeminine #divinity #esoteric #gnosis #gnostic #god #kundalini #kundaliniawakening #kundalinirising #kundaliniyoga #meditaton #mindfulness #occult #religion #samaelaunweor #shakti #spirituality #tantra #whitetantra #yoga #zen via @SmarthashApp #ahimsa #nonviolence #love #peace

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Starting tonight, Ancient Dragon will resume our regular Monday night services. Please join us online in our virtual zendo, which you can get to from our website. . Meditation starts at 7:15 pm central time, and our teacher Taigen will be speaking about recent events starting at 7:45. . May all being be happy. May they be joyous and live in safety. Let none by anger or hatred wish harm to another. . . . . #🐉⛩ #buddhism #zen #sotozen #chicago

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🏞️🕊️🌸💚 . @awake_and_aware

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“Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things” —Thomas Merton I’ve been thinking a lot about the events of the last several days—as I’m sure you have—and realized that my most recent project was so incredibly relevant. I sought to represent interconnectedness, which is symbolized by this complex but completely enclosed design that I just happened to doodle one day. We may sometimes think we aren’t affected by certain things or that it isn’t our fight. Truth is, from my perspective, we are all in this together as one society and human race, so may we all arrive with open ears, hearts and minds to understand how to make the world better for each and every being. I’m going to continue reflecting, reading and listening so I can hopefully find or create my place in that effort. If you have any recommendations, I’d love to hear them. Now, go out (or stay in) and show someone some compassion—the world sorely needs it! ❤️

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Nan paya temple,little kids and cold drink. #batis18 #nanpayatemple #bagan #myanmar #barefoot #temple #buddhism #quiet #worldtreasures

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"We were all working on the same koan the beginner's Mu: Does a dog have Buddha nature?" He would ask, "What is Mu?" If we started to speak, he rang his bell, and the meeting was over... As a manifestation of my NPD, I placed the whole Koan process of NPD, I placed the whole koan process with Yasutani Roshi on a pedestal of misunderstanding." Excerpt from Confessions of a Zen Narcissist. Available now on Amazon.

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This lovely is titled "Cool headed". She is part of my new collection - Women. Launching this Thursday 8pm. There is only 8 lovelies to purchase. All A5 in size and unframed. $50 including postage Australia wide. To ensure you don’t miss out, DM me and I’ll add you to my mailing list. X #contemporaryart #contemporarydrawing #australianart #australianartist #femaleartist #contemporaryartist #womanartist #drawing #worksonpaper #simplelinedrawing #collageart #matisseinspired #figurativeart #empowerwomen #buddhism #yogapractice #mindfulness #meditation #healingart #interiorstyling #artcollector #artcollective #interiordesign #australianinteriordesign #wallart #artstyling #coolhead #artforsale #tuesdayvibes #tuesdayfeels

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Type yes if you agree with this👌🏻👌🏻 Tag someone who need to see this ⬇️⬇️ Follow us @the_magicians23 #budha #buddha #meditation #spiritual #pray #faith #blessedlife🙏 #budhaquotes #budhasayings #perfectlife #buddhism #buddhismteachings #happylife #budhaquotes #meditation #dalailama #dalailamaquotes

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L'inverno si trasforma sempre in primavera. Winter always turns to spring. #buddhism #zen #spirituality #bodhisattva #bodhisattvaoftheearth #nichirendaishonin

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No Self, No Problem How Neuropsychology is Catching Up to Buddhism, by Chris Niebauer, Ph.D., and Hierophant Publishing. Visit the link in our BIO to read a FREE EXCERPT of this book! . . #noselfnoproblem #hierophantpublishing #buddha #buddhism #neuropsychology #selfhelp #mindfulness #brain #newbook #mind #lifequotes #meditation #illusion #booksareessential #books

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#Repost @mycolourfulstrokes • "The barrier during self-improvement is not so much that we hate learning, rather we hate being taught. To learn entails that the knowledge was achieved on one's own accord - it feels great - but to be taught often leaves a feeling of inferiority. Thus it takes a bit of determination and a lot of humility in order for one to fully develop." . #lamathankapaintingschool #thangka #buddhism #nepal #buddhistart #wisdom #humility #determination #bodhisattva #handpainting #nepaleseart #vajrayogini #vajrasattva #painting #nepalhandicraft #eightfoldpath #vajrayana

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LIKE AND LEAVE A 💚 IF YOU ARE PRACTICING YOUR SELF CARE 😊😊😊 . May all beings everywhere be happy and free⠀ ⠀ And may my thoughts, words, and actions⠀ Contribute In some way ⠀ ⠀ to that happiness and to that freedom.🦋⠀ ⠀ 🧘🏻‍♀️⠀ My meditation today was simple:⠀ “I am aware I am breathing in.”⠀ “I am aware I am breathing out.”⠀ ⠀ That was my anchor today, a simple mindfulness the idea taken by thich nhat hanh’s teachings. 5 minutes, that’s it.⠀ ⠀ 🌿🥊⠀ My movement included a 4 mile nature walk With a friend and 8 rounds of high intensity kickboxing. ⠀ ⠀ My prayer today and everyday is the Metta (Loving kindness) prayer 🙏🏼 ⠀ #mettaworldpeace #lovingkindess #selflove #selfcare #meditate #buddhism #thichnhathanh #mindfulness #peace #love #spiritual #spirituality #divinefeminine #ahimsa #health #fitness #weightloss #loseweight #wellness #holistichealth #healing

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#Repost @mundobudista with @make_repost ・・・ Assim, constatamos que há dois tipos de amor ou compaixão. Por um lado, temos a compaixão ou amor que se baseia na afeição ou que está impregnada de compaixão. Esse tipo de compaixão ou amor e sentimento de intimidade é bastante parcial e distorcido. Baseia-se na consideração de que o alvo da afeição da pessoa é alguém muito querido ou próximo. Por outro lado, a compaixão genuína baseia-se na razão de que os outros, assim como eu, também possuem um desejo inato de ser feliz e superar o sofrimento; assim como eu, os outros também têm o direito natural de realizar essa aspiração fundamental. Com base no reconhecimento dessa igualdade e comunidade fundamental, a pessoa desenvolve um senso de afinidade e intimidade; e com base nisso, a pessoa vai gerar amor e compaixão. Essa é a compaixão genuína. ~ Dalai Lama #mundobudista #budismo #filosofia #lifestyle #dharma #buda #meditacao #reflexao #meditation #faith #tbt #psicologia #zen #pnl #budism #paz #mente #namaste #buddhism #amor #peaceful #love #mindfulness #fe #mind #buddha #mindset

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LEARNING TO SIT 4 week introductory course for those that find it difficult to sit. 📅 From 9th June to 30th June. All are welcome. You don’t need to be Buddhist in order to attend. 📧 Registration at [email protected] #meditation #sit #mind #trainingthemind #buddhism #dharma #nyimatashi #auckland #nz

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Remember teaching of the Buddha Five fold precept for us human to follow, no killing, no stealing, no sexual misconduct, no lying, no intoxicants. Most important message here is please stay home safely and no looting/stealing. The nature law of karma is no joke. Namaste 🙏 #stayhome #staysafe #peacefulplace #peacefulmindpeacefullife . . #cambodian #ancient #khmerempire #temple #beauty #buddha #buddhism #kingdomofwonder #buddhismfollower #khmer #cambodian #cambodia #khmertemple #angkorwat #asian #lotus #asianbeauty #luxurious #luxurytravel #beauty #beautiful #compassion #watkhmer #buddha #buddhism #buddhist . 🙏❤️

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Repost from @prod.. So relevant to how my heart feels this year. ♥️ . #love #spiritual #buddhanature #god #universal #amen #allah #enlightenment #awake #buddhism #buddha #dharma #8foldpath #peace #unity #soulful

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Leadership is vital right now. Since, the nations leader isn’t stepping up we need to find leaders from the past, leaders in the present and develop strong leaders for the future so we can make smart decisions and tackle the devilish functions that arise. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #compassion #justiceforgeorgefloyd #minneapolisriots #protests #confucious #mondayquotes #buddhism

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@nyimatashicentre will be giving a b c instructions to learn to sit in a weekly course starting next week. The course can also be taken online via zoom and the payment made via PayPal. For Buddhists, meditation is not a tool to chill neither to relax, it is a method for self transformation. You don’t need to be Buddhist in order to participate. All are welcome. #meditation #nz #auckland #nyimatashi #self #transformation #mind #mindtraining #buddhism

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 「 油断は禁物 」  様々な方々のご尽力により  緊急事態宣言が解かれ 街には日常が戻ろうとしています  まずはこの事実を皆様と共に喜び 各方面に感謝したいと思います  しかし 完全にこの病が収束したわけではありません  今後は私たち一人一人の自覚 一人一人の行動が未来を左右します  状況の好転に浮かれることなく かといって自粛一辺倒ではなく といったバランス感覚が問われてきます  ということで今回  このような動画を作成してみました  油断は禁物   一人一人が用心を  私たちの一つ一つの決断に  未来が委ねられています   Thanks to the many efforts of many people, the state of emergency has been lifted in Japan. Of course we are very pleased with that, but it means that the future depends oneach of our thoughts and actions from now on. Like tjis movie, we should not let our guard down, and should be careful in the daily life.It will shape the bright future.   #北海道 #函館  #曹洞宗 #禅 #寺  #坐禅 #高龍寺 #マスク着用 #合掌 #自粛 皆様おつかれさまです #私たちに出来ること #只管打坐 #喝 #コロナウイルスが早く終息しますように #共に祈ろう #hokkaido #hakodate  #temple  #zen  #gassho #sotozen #kouryujitemple #buddhism #covid19end #mask #zazen

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🔝🔝 अश्याच खूप साऱ्या पोस्ट साठी आमच्या Page ला नक्की Folllw करा @royal_buddhist @royal_buddhist @royal_buddhist ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ तथागत गौतम बुद्ध , डॉ बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर , आणि महाराज 👑 यांच्या फोटो आणि Videos साठी एकदा नक्की च भेट द्या @royal_buddhist @royal_buddhist .......................................... #jaibhim🙏 #jaibhim #jaybhim #jayshivray #jaishivaji #constitution #mumbai #pune #ambedkari #buddhist #buddhism #love #maharashtra #maharashtrian

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Day 20/365: Dig Deeper. ASK more questions. Learn the ways of others. Being buddhist people often assumed that in order to be a buddhist I simply; am peaceful, anti war, vegan, and that I meditate. What people do not realize is those things DO NOT make you a buddhist. It is a part of it but you cannot generalize a way of life. At least not with buddhism because it is very broad. So when you learn of others beliefs and or religions, ask them about it. Educate yourself. Do not make assumptions about their way of life especially ones based on stereotypes. 💕 #buddhism #happy #educate #vegan #hippie #buddha #hippy #learningnewthings #wayoflife #iloveyou Art credit:unknown

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@younusalgoharsvoice 💰 A CONVERSATION BETWEEN LORD JESUS CHRIST & THE DEVIL⁣ ⁣ Once, Satan bumped into Jesus Christ.⁣ ⁣ Jesus asked him, ‘Who is your best friend?’ to which Satan replied, ‘A miserly worshipper’. ⁣ ⁣ Jesus exclaimed, ‘How is he your friend?’⁣ ⁣ The Satan said, ‘His stingy nature burns away all his worship. All his worship goes to waste because he doesn’t help the needy ones’.⁣ ⁣ Then Jesus asked him, ‘Who is your worst enemy?’ to which Satan answered, ‘My worst enemy is one who leads a sinful life but when it comes to helping the poor and needy owns, he is generous’.⁣ ⁣ Jesus asked him how a generous sinner could be his worst enemy.⁣ ⁣ The Satan explained, ‘His generosity washes away all his sins’.⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #ALRATV #GoharShahi #YounusAlGohar #sufi #sufism #Buddhism #satan #Jesus #kindness #soul #Buddha #purification #ego #selflove #selfesteem #selfimprovement #LordJesus #Nirvana #higherself #generosity #happiness #generous #UniversalSufi #JesusChrist #socialdistance #selfisolation #strength

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On Sunday we concluded our Metta Sesshin and the Spring Ango training period. While ango traditionally cultivates intensive practice, it has been a very different season from what we might have expected when opening the training period on March 1. We have witnessed many transformations, individually and collectively, even societally. The world has shifted through COVID-19, and while many have stepped forward to serve and give life, the pandemic has also highlighted the mind's ability to reproduce fear and to create further suffering. Nowhere is this more evident than in the endless epidemic of racial prejudice, a tragedy writ large in the week’s headlines. We dedicate our practice to the alleviation of this suffering and all unnecessary suffering in the world. May all beings be free from suffering and the root of suffering. May all beings know happiness and the root of happiness. May all beings live in sympathetic joy, rejoicing in the happiness of others. May all beings live in equanimity, free from passions, aggression and delusion. Gassho — #justiceforgeorgefloyd #justiceforbreonnataylor #justiceforahmaud #zenmountainmonastery #zen #zenbuddhism #buddha #buddhism #zenpractice #zenarts #meditation #zazen #mindfulness #dharma #monastery #covid19

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Inside a Japanese temple hotel on Mount Koya in Japan. Such pure interior design... Koyasan is a town on Mt. Koya, located on eight peaks, with around 120 temples, many of which offer lodging to pilgrims and tourists. A very mystical place. . . #koyasan #koyasantemple #mtkoya #mountkoya #高野山 #travelmemories #imissjapan #imisstravelling #ikigai #生き甲斐 #Japan #🇯🇵 #travelling #temple #templehotel #Koya #unescoworldheritage #sacredsites #pilgrimageroutes #pilgrimage #specialhotels #日本 #shingon #japanesebuddhism #buddhism

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SO. MUCH. FUN. 🧗🏻‍♀️💥 Already can’t wait to go again! @mcquaideathletics 😍 #iclimbedarock

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“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” - the Buddha —————————————————————— #buddha #buddhism #peace #shrine #meditation #wellness #mirror #candle #inspiration #inspirationalquotes #inspire #instagram #instagood #instadaily #wood #baltimore #maryland

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masks made for men with disfigured faces from war wounds, 1917.

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Tibetan Ritual Dance being performed in Beijing, China ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #tibetanculture #buddhism #tibet #tibetan #tibetanarts #tibetanartist #tibetanarts #tibetancontemporaryart #rituals #buddhist #momo

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Desenvolvendo a bondade amorosa “Deixa de lado todos os obstáculos, deixa a tua mente cheia de amor impregnar uma parte do mundo, mais outra e outra parte. E assim todo o amplo mundo, acima, abaixo, em volta e em todas as partes ficará impregnado por um pensamento cheio de amor, abundante, sublime, além de toda medida, livre do ódio e da má vontade. adaptado do Digha Nikaya, Sutta Pitaka [Os longos discursos do Buda] ✨✨✨✨✨✨ developing loving kindness “Let go of all obstacles, let your mind full of love permeate one part of the world, another and another part. And so the whole wide world, above, below, around and everywhere will be impregnated by a thought full of love, abundant, sublime, beyond all measure, free from hatred and ill will. adapted from Digha Nikaya, Sutta Pitaka [The Buddha's long speeches] #love #buddhism #budismo #bondadeamorosa #sabedoria #amor #meditação #meditation #lovingkindness

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Acompanhe nossos vídeos diários em que o irmão Alcio Braz (@alciobraz) compartilha a leitura do livro “Acolher o Indesejável: uma vida plena num mundo abatido”, de Pema Chödrön, Ed. Gryphus (@gryphuseditora.geek). Uma leitura necessária para o momento que o mundo está vivendo. . . . #eininji #zen #zenbuddhism #zazen #zenbudismo #meditacao #meditacaoguiada #guidedmeditation #bemestar #saudemental #buddhism #budismo #meditacaoonline #saudedohomem #saudedamulher #saudedoidoso #quarentena #ficaemcasa

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Buddhi é o intelecto; inclui a cognição (dhī), retenção (dhruti) e memória (smruti). O princípio da inteligência universal; um dos tattvas da cosmogonia Sāmkhya. A inteligência criativa a partir da consciência do Eu. A mente é um movimento do prāna, que é necessário para criar a percepção. A consciência de Buddha também tem origem na raiz dessa palavra que significa “despertar”, a perfeita consciência pela qual o ser humano se torna um Buddha. ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ Buddhi is the intellect; includes cognition (dhī), retention (dhruti) and memory (smruti). The principle of universal intelligence; one of the tattvas of the Sāmkhya cosmogony. Creative intelligence from Self consciousness. The mind is a movement of prāna, which is necessary to create perception. Buddha consciousness also comes from the root of that word which means "awakening", the perfect consciousness by which the human being becomes a Buddha. ✨✨✨ #buddhi #buddhism #buddha #consciencia #consciência #samkhya #ayurveda #yoga #meditação #consciousness

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We’re working through a lot right now. . To think that unfathomable amounts of hatred, ignorance, and suffering were resolved and healed when slavery ended, is to deny what it means to be human. . The karma of slavery is heavy. That doesn’t mean “you did that, so you have this coming to you.” It means that there is a cause and effect. And our country is experiencing the effect of a very deep, slow to heal, collective trauma. . I hope we can stay present to the pain, anger, grief, and confusion that we’re experiencing. Not turning away or numbing is the first step to healing any trauma. And this one runs deep. . Go easy, yes, take care of yourself, yes, but stay with it. It’s the only way through. And it’s time. . . . I’ll share more in a future post about the inner and outer work I’m doing as a white man to play a role in the collective healing.

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“When we change, the world changes. The key to all change is in our inner transformation—a change of our hearts and minds. This is human revolution. We all have the power to change. When we realize this truth, we can bring forth that power anywhere, anytime, and in any situation.” President Ikeda SGI . . . . . . . . . . #bethechange #bethechangeyouwanttosee #bethechangeyouwishtosee #quotes #inspiration #sokagakkai #buddhism #buddhist #indianblogger #atlantablogger #browngirls #browngirlbloggers #browngirlswhoblog #discoverunder10k #microinfluencer #alaska #alaskalife #alaskaadventure #alaskaphotography #nature #naturephotography #hikingadventures #hikingtrails

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🗻🗻🗻 Tibetan Culture 🗻🗻🗻 📍Guessing ཀོང་པོ། #Kongpo, #UTsang, TIBET 📍 #DrakSumTso #TibetanMen #TibetanWomen 📸©️Unknown #NyingChi #Linzhi • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 📍 ཕ་ཡུལ་བོད། Phayul Fatherland TIBET ✔️🗻🗻🗻🙏🏾 📍 UTsang + Kham + Amdo ✔️🗻🗻🗻🙏🏾🙏🏽 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 📍 #西藏 #Xizang = TIBET 📍 #青海 #Qinghai = TIBET 📍 Parts of #甘肃 #Gansu = TIBET 📍 Parts of #四川 #Sichuan = TIBET 📍 Parts of #云南 #Yunnan = TIBET • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • TibetanPortraits #Tibet #Tibetan Kham UTsang Amdo Lhasa • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 🗻🗻🗻 DalaiLama LhaKar LhaKarSang IGTibet_Family TibetanWoman #Buddhism #Himalayas TibetanPlateau TibetPlateau FreeTibet SaveTibet TibetanFashion TibetanStyle #Portrait #Fabric #Textile #Ethnic #EthnicWear #indigenous #Native #HelloFrom

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#essay #thoughts #likepoetry Let's just imagine that each culture has its imaginary worlds that include everything - art and literature, and religion and fairy-tales. So what worlds it would be? How it tastes like? Which colour? From all those varieties I feel like Japanese imaginary universes interesting for me the most. Because it couldn't be completely dark in there. In a culture where clear means sacred and beauty means clear, and for each kagare (穢れ, 汚れ, uncleanness, defilement) there is a misogi (禊, purification). There is no dark, just twilight. There is no absolutely evil, just emotions and the human will. When you are reading manga or watch anime drama you may notice that whatever dark and dramatic it supposed to be, it is still beautiful. It couldn't destroy you it just shows you that - mono-no-aware - the beauty of sadness. And also I like those worlds because of everyday life's perception. You can not approach it like something unimportant because it is all we have. All the beauty and sacred are not somewhere else. It is here and now. In those worlds where there is no darkness. ____________________ And at the picture, you could see a o-mamori (御守) - Shinto amulet. That kind of amulet became popular after the Meiji era - when (by the way) all the onmyodo was forbidden - #shinto #omamory #harae #misogi #Japaneseculture #japan #perception #aethetic #Japaneseaetheric #religion #essayaboutjapan #though #philosophy #Buddhism #zenbuddhism #mononoaware #haiku #worlds #imaginaryworlds #imaginaryunivers

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#Regram from teacher @rachel.cargle on her Public Address on Revolution ↡ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ** Good morning 🌞 I woke up this morning thinking of revolution. • Thinking about what our ancestors and past leaders left for us. What tools and direction and foresight they offered. • When James Baldwin reminded us: “It is a very peculiar revolution because, in order to succeed at all, it has to have as its aim the reestablishment of the Union. And a great, radical shift in American mores, in the American way of life. Not only does it apply to the Negro, obviously, but it applies to every citizen in the country. This is a very tall order and desperately dangerous, but inevitable in my view because of the nature of the American Negro’s relationship to the rest of the country, of all these generations, and the attitudes the country’s had toward him, which always was, but now has become overtly and concretely, intolerable. • When Malcolm X made clear: “Concerning nonviolence, it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.” • When Fannie Lou Hammer started: “There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement — three people is better than no people” • When Nikki Giovanni explained: “We put our lives on the line because we understand that our lives were always on the line.” • When Angela Davis said, ““I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” ** ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Saturday, Rachel gave a live Public Address on Revolution, including her official response to the violence being inflicted upon black bodies in our communities, the wisdom of revolutionaries that have walked the path before us, and “resources for action and highlighting the movement on the ground so that we all can show up in revolutionary ways.” Link in bio to view the full replay of her powerful, essential talk. #RevolutionNow 🙌🏽🔥

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To show up on social media without saying anything about racial justice is a privilege. It means we, white folks, have the capacity to turn away from the pain and violence of racial injustice and put our energy toward something else, while people in black and brown bodies must live in it daily. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To take a full and deep breath, as I ask my yoga students to do so often and work so hard to do in my own yoga practice, is a privilege. We’re living in a reality in which it *is* a privilege to take an unobstructed breath without systematic prejudice grabbing it away. We, those of us who benefit from a world that was built on systems of oppression, have to sit with that. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s not okay. We have to do the work, every day, to recognize the systems of power that threaten the very breath of our black and brown comrades, both outside of us and inside. We must work, vote, speak and act against those unjust systems at every chance we get. And yeah, if we need to do some yoga, meditation and breathing to stay centered, strong, real, and loving in it all, cool. But it damn sure isn’t enough. The real yoga starts where our comfort ends. Namaste. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ PS: If you’re curious, my hands are in the moving yak mudra: a hand seal that represents the Tibetan Buddhist goddess Tara (she rode around on a yak), an activist woman of color (as I heard her named by @lamarodowens) so committed to justice and liberation that she sits on her lotus with one leg constantly outstretched so that she’s always ready to serve. THAT is the kind of freaking yoga I’m interested in. That is who’s feet I sit at, and the mantra is #BlackLivesMatter

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