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“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 […]

Kung Fu Nuns: Combining Martial Arts and Meditation by Olivier Adam & Dominique Butet

Portrait de Jigme Wangchuk
20 Jul 2015 / in Dharma Eye Blog

The sun has barely touched the green hill of Druk Amitabha to the west of Kathmandu, Nepal, and already the paths to the nunnery resound with the deep reverberation of a drum, pervading the entire space leading up to Naro Hall. The training starts at precisely 6 a.m. in the immense gymnasium overlooking the nunnery. […]

Thomas Kelly Photo Essay: Nepal Earthquake Aftermath

Collapsed tower at Swayambhunath Budhsit stuppa.
20 May 2015 / in Dharma Eye News

“Photographer Thomas Kelly, has been actively photographing the aftermath of the massive Earthquake that rattled Nepal on 25th of April 2015. Many of Kathmandu valley’s most historically important buildings and medieval houses were destroyed in the deadly 7.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal on Saturday, April 25th, 2015, killing more than 10,000 people and leaving […]

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

Boudanath Stupa Kathmandu
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 […]

The Beautiful Way Of Life: Shantideva’s ‘Way Of The Bodhisattva’

20 Apr 2015 / in Dharma Eye News

Updated:  Now released!  Get your copy of ‘The Beautiful Way of Life‘ today at Wisdom Pubs: All 10 chapters of Shantideva’s classic are illustrated by Dharma Eye elegance! * * * From August 20th, 2014: We are pleased to announce that 6 of our photographers’ images will illustrate a new book called “The Beautiful Way […]

‘Natural Vitality’ – A Talk by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

Free Fall
03 Apr 2015 / in Art & Wisdom

“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

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
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 […]

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

Scull and Flowers
07 Dec 2014 / in Art & Wisdom

“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 […]