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by Douglas Westbury
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Queequeg wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:56 pm
This mysteriously appeared in my mind-moment...
Image
:heart:
Grateful. Mind blown.
Wonderful !!! Thank you so much for sharing this !!!!!
by Douglas Westbury
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/54879232@N06 I am sorry no one wants to engage with me on this subject I think there must be quite a lot to say about how Western ideas to do with "art" relate to the teaching of Lord Buddha "Speaking With the Ravens" An interview with Ngak’chang Rinpoche I have always...
by Douglas Westbury
Wed May 15, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

boda wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 3:42 pm
PeterC wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 3:22 pm
Art is truth. It's just not the whole truth.
Would you mind explaining how art is truth?
Perhaps we can say this because we know it's artificial ???
by Douglas Westbury
Mon May 06, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Dear Queequeg !

Thank you for the link !!!

It's been a little while ... I hope you and your wife are well

Sending love hugs & metta

Best wishes

from Douglas
by Douglas Westbury
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Image


Thank you catmoon ! Thank you Queequeg !!!



This image reminds me of some paintings by Nicholas Roerich ...

http://www.roerich.org/roerich-paintings-selected.php
by Douglas Westbury
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Bugs are free !!!
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

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by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Cool !
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Queequeg wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:46 pm
I don't see the art.

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by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Buddha
佛, 菩萨, 浮屠, 佛佗, 浮屠

Buddhism
佛教

Buddhist monk
闍, 和尚

Bodhisattva


Zen master
禅师
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

达 摩 的 轮 子
dá mó de lún zi
dharma wheel

佛 法 轮
fó fǎ lún
dharma wheel

佛 法
fó fǎ
buddhadharma



buddha



law
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

So could we (tentatively) suggest something along these lines ... To borrow an idea from Chi Gong 气 功 (qì gōng) ... Let's rephrase the question ... What is art ? Where is the discipline ? ************************************* 达 摩 轮 dá mó lún Dharma Wheel 达 摩 轮 的 纪 律 dá mó lún de jì lǜ Dharma Wheel D...
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

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by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

But also ... it's much more than just that ... isn't it Sure. Its also a sort of representational diagram of reality, an object for vipasyana practice, a devotional object, a protective amulet... a wish granting jewel. Personally, I like to observe the different personalities expressed in the calli...
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Douglas Westbury wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:44 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:21 pm
Is it?
Yes I think it is

But then again ... my teacher used to get mad and say ...

"Don't tell me what you think"

"I'm not interested in that"
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

But also ... it's much more than just that ... isn't it
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Queequeg wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:21 pm
Is it?
Yes I think it is
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Object of Meditation
Replies: 11
Views: 1574

Re: Object of Meditation

Sending a big love heart to you ...

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May all beings be happy !!!
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

Is this art ?

Image
by Douglas Westbury
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What is Art ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4743

Re: What is Art ?

"Pont Argenteuil" by Monet This is art. Thank you catmoon ! I love Monet too !!! Here is something I found which comes from your part of the world ... (I would love to know what you think) * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * GROUP OF SEVEN The group was initially formed by Lawren Harris, Tom Thomson, Jam...

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