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New Year’s Resolution #1     Reinstate Piano Practices into daily routine.  5 Minutes, minimum.  Here’s Day 1.  FYI.  Improvisation is the priority for these musical musings.  Making it up as I go along.

Meditation Music StudioIFC

My love affair with geometric drawing continues with this recent rendition of a jaali screen with ‘tabla’ (drum) design found in Akbar’s Tomb, Northern India. Drawing out dual-level patterns is another level of complexity that can be frustrating and satisfying at the same time.  Over time it’s easy to train the eye to see different levels or layers and inscribing that on a 2 dimensional piece of paper using just…

Dharma Geometric Art StudioIFC Watercolors

  During the winter months I took a writing class with Ann Randolph and the prompt was Think about a time that you were wild and green in the ways of the world…the whole world was before you, green a newness, a novice, sense of adventure, anything was possible…a curiousity, maybe stumbling and fumbling during this time too…excitement, anticipation, or maybe the wild and green in the ways of the…

Blogging Buddhism StudioIFC Watercolors

Back to the drawing board….. that’s a phrase that comes to mind whenever I have to start something…again…from scratch…   That’s what it feels like these days..like I have to re-create my *life-plan* again.  Who knew a global pandemic would upend life and country in such a way? Surely not I, even with the decades and hours of study and practice of ancient wisdom traditions.  Oh well.  One breath at a…

Ancient Wisdom Blogging Geometric Art StudioIFC

….feeling the need to re-post this today.   Om Shanti, Shanti, Shantihi.    Within the city of Brahman, which is the body, there is the heart, and within the heart there is a little house.   This house has the shape of a lotus, and within it dwells that which is to be sought after, inquired about, and realized.   Even so large as the universe outside, is the universe within…

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