Virtue

Temple dragon details, Wenwu temple, Nantou, Taiwan; March 2013.

"Avoid friends who cause you to increase delusions and rely upon those who increase your virtue" (Atiśa Dīpankara Śrījñāna) I am a professional photographer. Please respect my copyright. Photos are available for licensing. If you would like to use them, for whatever purpose (commercial or personal), you MUST obtain a license and/or written permission from … Continue reading Virtue

We’re All Hypocrites

Cloud above Painted Gorge

"By your own folly, you will be brought as low as your worst enemy wishes" (Buddhist proverb) It is my theory that every socially/racially/culturally/environmentally aware (or "woke") person will eventually own themselves by making a "light-hearted" remark or joke that, upon second thought, reveals some level of prejudice and not-quite-so-woke thinking. Needless to say: that … Continue reading We’re All Hypocrites

Conquer

Rattlesnake skin, Rancho Bernardo, California. July 2019.

"Conquer the angry man by love. Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness. Conquer the liar with truth." (Dhammapada) I am a professional photographer. Please respect my copyright. These photos are available for licensing. If you would like to use them, for whatever purpose (commercial or personal), you MUST obtain a license and/or written permission from … Continue reading Conquer