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On Individualistic Spirituality

In my opinion, on some social networks there appears to be a tendency to avoid challenges altogether in order to protect beliefs.



The rationale seems to be that the intent of the challengers is merely to « make wrong, » and that those who challenge are just not « confident in their own beliefs. »



But what then if the intent is not to « make wrong » ? What if the intent is to shed a different light ? What if the prompting comes from the heart and not the ego ? What if the… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on July 28, 2011 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

Creeper (revisited)



("Two portraits of Ryogen" - Author Unknown - copyright holder is Kiemon Tsuruya)





« Creeper » is an allegory wherein destructive mental processes are compared to creeping plants. The piece depicts four stages of a confrontation between creeper and host : introduction, growth,…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on October 18, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Creeper



("Climbing Plant" by Popperipopp)





“Creeper” is directly inspired by the following aphorism from The Dhammapada :…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on September 14, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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