Saturday, May 29, 2010

Finished Artworks Inspired by Mind, Body & Soul

This painting remains at my house in NY, it is really large and heavy, but I love working on wood!
"Root, Sacral, Solar, Heart, Throat, 3rd Eye, & Crown Chakras" Spray Paint on Wood ©2010 ℕO⊻∧

I had so much fun doing this one! I was happy to sell it to a very sweet girl who hung it up in her new apartment! I hope it breaths good energy=)
SOLD. "Mind, Body, Soul." 57 by 67 inches, spray paint on fabric. ©2010 ℕO⊻∧

When I paint I feel this extreme positive force that is telling me "the universe wants my FULL self" the universe needs us. And just as long as we are better people than we were yesterday, each day is meaningful. I have been practicing mindfulness awareness meditation. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is amazing. He writes about how the Buddha, the awakened one, "woke up and realized he didn't have to try to be something other than what he was." So the complete teaching of Buddhism is to re-discover who we are. In Mindfulness Meditation we are completely absorbed in the fabric of life, the fabric of the moment. We might feel that thinking about the past or future makes our life richer, but by not paying attention to the immediate situation we are actually missing our life. There's nothing we can do about the past, we can only go over it again and again and the future is completely unknown. So the practice the mindfulness is the practice of being a live! -Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

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