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A Hymn to Plant Life

While listening to a talk of Alan Watts recently, I was struck by one of his observations. He said that in Daoist inspired landscape painting was a statement against anthropocentrism, which sees humans as the crown of creation. In a … Continue reading

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Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Aquarius

Johfra Bosschart, Aquarius 1.“And the pool was filled with water out of sunlight, And the lotus rose, quietly, quietly, The surface glittered out of heart of light.” T.S.Eliot, “Burnt Norton” 2.“Praise to the jewel in the lotus.” (Om mani padme … Continue reading

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