Category: Photojournal

22
Feb
2009

Economy : Guanyin Zen

Economy of shape Economy of lines Economy of face But still expression But still compassion But still gracefulness (Picture of…

21
Feb
2009

Destroyer : Yet Protector

Wrathful flames of Wisdom burning away raging passions, Acala is the Immovable Wisdom King. (不动明王) The fearsome Destroyer of Delusion.*…

20
Feb
2009

Dharma : Lotus Light

The Cintamani*… fulfills any wish in concord with the Dharma, represents the boundless power of the Dharma, reminds us to…

19
Feb
2009

Buddha : Mindful Rest

The first picture… the Buddha at rest (with eyes closed?) The Awakened One… always in peaceful repose. The second picture……

17
Feb
2009

Buddha : Universal Father

Three Perspectives of a Fatherly Buddha Image From Chapter Three of the Lotus Sutra: I tell you, Shariputra, I am…

17
Feb
2009

Will : Bodhi Dharma

Rock steadiness Vajra perseverance Bodhidharma’s Bodhi Dharma

17
Feb
2009

Guardian : Of Buddhadharma

Skanda Bodhisattva faces the Buddha in the main shrine, because he guards the Buddha. Skanda Bodhisattva faces the last page…

17
Feb
2009

Bodhisattva : Guanyin Ma!

Kindly Guanyin Homely Chenrezig Motherly Avalokiteshvara ‘My mother is Guanyin to me when she prays to Guanyin for me.’ –…

17
Feb
2009

Vigilance : Dharma Guardian

Eyes glaring. Fists clenched. Brows frowning. Muscles rippling. What are the Vajrakumaras ‘mad’ at? Not you, or me, or himself,…

15
Feb
2009

Journey : Where To?

In a bus… Where to? For what conventional reasons do you journey? So what when you get there? In a…

14
Feb
2009

Views : In & Out

The first picture: favourite view at home: open shelves of stuff for opening the mind The second picture: favourite view…

09
Feb
2009

Design : Par Excellence

Penguin books’ designs are getting really clever and cool these days. Gone are the days of Penguin’s stuffy bookish image….

09
Feb
2009

Buddha : Gentle Reminder

A Buddha image on the computer reminding me to blog with compassion and wisdom, reminding me to surf with compassion…

08
Feb
2009

Toy : Gun-Control

I’ve handled plenty of real guns before, while serving obligatory National Service in the Navy as a gunner cum seaman,…

28
Jan
2009

Mask : Grim Reminders

It struck me that the Hannya mask (left picture) I bought in Japan resembles Batman’s mask (right picture: DVD box…

27
Jan
2009

Eclipse : Big Deal?

There was a solar eclipse yesterday. Traditionally, the Chinese (and even Indians) call the phenomenon ‘the heavenly dog eating the…

27
Jan
2009

Books : Some Bestsellers

Three intriguing reads from 2008, which remind me of Jianxie’s reviews: The Atheist Delusion: http://moonpointer.com/index.php?itemid=1738 The Beginning of Faith: http://moonpointer.com/index.php?itemid=1737…

26
Jan
2009

Enso : Not One?

(Caution: Lame irreverent humour ahead) On the left is an ‘asso’, the poor result of unmindfully sitting wet on a…

26
Jan
2009

Celebration : Middle Way

Over the top X’mas-ish CNY festive deco at Plaza Singapura? Why do humans ‘need’ festive days to celebrate? Because it…

26
Jan
2009

I : Without Capitals

A Zenny white Buddha image On a Zenny white iMac Makes me think of ‘iBuddha’ Of the Buddha I can…