VAGUELY SATHUDAY #32

sathudaysmoke1roseBEES-WORK-TIGER

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Tiger! Tiger!
Burning Bright
Upon the river of the Night
Who’d believe that she can’t see;
~ This paradox of felin~inity ~
Regally drifting upon her bier,
Not yet aware, it seems
That the wood’s on fire.

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Floating in water,
Clean and pure,
As if hiding
In the white light.
When I set my sight
All egos are vanishing.
Your disciple Bai Juyi
With devotion under your feet.
You are my cynosure
Life after life forever.

From Ode to the Portrait of Shuiyue Guanyin

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Bai Juyi

(772–846)

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Buddhist Symbolism

Lotus flower. Representing purity and enlightenment.

Endless knot, or, the Mandala. Representing eternal harmony.

Golden Fish pair. Representing conjugal happiness and freedom.

Victory Banner. Representing a victorious battle.

Wheel of Dharma or Chamaru in Nepali Buddhism. Representing knowledge.

Treasure Vase. Representing inexhaustible treasure and wealth.

Parasol. Representing the crown, and protection from the elements.

Conch shell. Representing the thoughts of the Buddha.

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pomegranates

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Pomegranates

It rained last night. The pomegranates,
Red and orange-red,
Have all burst open into flower.

Not to be comforted,
I sit in this cool pavilion
Set in a lotus lake
And under its glass-bead curtains wait
For my closed heart to break.

Sin Hum

(1566-1628)

Translated by Graeme Wilson (1972)

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VASE 32

big head

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuteness

Cuteness is a subjective term describing a type of attractiveness commonly associated with youth and appearance, as well as a scientific concept and analytical model in ethology, first introduced by Konrad Lorenz.[1] Lorenz proposed the concept of baby schema (Kindchenschema), a set of facial and body features, that make a creature appear “cute” and activate (“release”) in others the motivation to care for it.[2] Cuteness may be ascribed to people as well as things that are regarded as attractive or charming.[3]

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikat

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iban_people

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UPSTAIRS BISHOPSGATEDOWNSTAIRS BISHOPSGATE

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HARI MERDEKA!

Malaysians celebrate 56th Merdeka Day in patriotic fervour

Malaysiaku Berdaulat: Tanah Tumpahnya Darahku

(My Sovereign Malaysia: My Native Land)

Malaysians celebrate 56th Merdeka Day in patriotic fervour – Latest – New Straits Times http://www.nst.com.my/latest/malaysians-celebrate-56th-merdeka-day-in-patriotic-fervour-1.346935#ixzz2dZ2nkLQY

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JADE CIGARETTE HOLDER

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