Meditations in White – Om Mani Padme Hum in a blizzard

Chanting my favourite Buddhist mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum, along with Om (Aum), in the Gelug style during a snowstorm in the Carpathian Mountains. Ancient Sanskrit philosophy. Throat singing. Impure mind, speech and body become pureThe jewel of enlightenment, compassion and loveThe lotus of wisdomIndivisibility, unmoving, that which cannot be disturbed BTW – The titleContinue reading “Meditations in White – Om Mani Padme Hum in a blizzard”

The Essence of Zazen

This is the first time I’ve posted someone else’s picture on carpathianadventure.com but I felt it had to be done. This picture, created by Aik Art of DeviantArt, is one of the most powerful and self-encompassing images I’ve come across. It truly shows the essence of Zen. I find myself just staring at it forContinue reading “The Essence of Zazen”