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“Integrating Art & Wisdom” – A Talk by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

07 Dec 2015 / in Art & Wisdom, Dharma Eye Blog

“When we trust our creativity we encounter a supreme kind of enjoyment – an amazement at the natural unfolding of life beyond our ordinary way of looking at things.“ ~ Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche   An extraordinarily thought-provoking, art inspiring, practice encouraging talk on Art and Wisdom by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche… Listen to: “Integrating Art and […]

“Photography and Practice” by Michael Ash

04 Aug 2015 / in Dharma Eye Blog

“Photography and Practice” This article was first published by Buddhistdoor Global, Sept. 5th, 2014 In photography we are working with light.  Simple light.  That is if we are simple in our perception.  But how does that come to be? This is where Buddhist practice shines some light on the art of photography, and likewise the […]

Dharma Eye: Art in Support of Nepal

02 May 2015 / in Dharma Eye Blog, Dharma Eye News

Throughout the Month of May 2015 Dharma Eye is running a special campaign: Art in Support of Nepal From today May 1st to May 31st, Dharma Eye will be donating 50% of all the sales made through our website to the Chogyur Lingpa Foundation Earthquake Relief Fund. The same day the earthquake hit Nepal, the Chogyur Lingpa […]

How To Help:
Buddhist Organizations Providing Earthquake Relief in Nepal

01 May 2015 / in Dharma Eye Blog, Dharma Eye News

“Buddhists and Buddhist organizations across the world have mobilized to offer assistance to people affected by the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu at 11.56 a.m. NST on 25 April. Prayers and rituals for the deceased, injured, and displaced have been held in many temples and centers, while major figures from the four main schools […]

‘Natural Vitality’ – A Talk by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

03 Apr 2015 / in Art & Wisdom, Dharma Eye Blog

“I wish to urge students of the dharma who may have forsaken their creative impulse in favor of practice to realize there is no conflict between creativity and meditation. Creativity can be understood, in essence, to be the practice of our own nature and that nature’s expression. You may find your way in to the […]

“Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery” by Victoria Knobloch

07 Dec 2014 / in Dharma Eye Blog

Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery This article was first published by Buddhistdoor Global, October 31st, 2014 “If we are serious about becoming the masters of our minds and emotions, instead of the slaves of our minds and emotions, if we are really serious about leading a life which will be of benefit for ourselves and others, […]

“The Norbulingka Institute” by Lera Grant-Evdokimova

07 Dec 2014 / in Dharma Eye Blog

The Norbulingka Institute: The Safekeeping of Tradition This article was first published by Buddhistdoor Global, October 17th, 2014 Traditions handed down carefully from generation to generation connect people with both their past heritage and future possibilities. Art traditions interlace customs, collective experience, aesthetic principles, and faith in symbolic imagery that transmits the riches of a […]

“The Dharma Eye Story” by Michael Ash

09 Oct 2014 / in Dharma Eye Blog

Dharma Eye: A Unique Buddhist Photographer Collective This article was first published by Buddhistdoor Global, Sept. 19th, 2014 In fall 2007, in the company of Venerable Tsoknyi Rinpoche and a group of his students, photographer Michael Ash made a pilgrimage across Tibet to Mount Kailash, the sacred mountain in Western Tibet revered by Tibetan Buddhists […]

‘Intuitive Wisdom’
 by Victoria Knobloch

28 Jul 2014 / in Dharma Eye Blog

There is a deep connection between art and spirituality. I think without the artist consciously being aware of it, he/she often deals extensively with issues such as: the meaning of life, the question of impermanence or the arbitrariness of fate. Thus spiritual issues, so to say; things that can not be explained exclusively by ratio, […]

‘Meeting With Death’ by Tadas Juras

26 Jul 2014 / in Dharma Eye Blog

Meeting with Death [1] Meeting with death lets us look at our own life from its perspective. Why did I live, what did I do, what I was seeking for? What is the worth of everything I’ve achieved? What is going to happen to me now? And what is this “I”, who was living, seeking, […]