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The Tibetan Book of Proportions

The Tibetan Book of Proportions
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early Tibet Why does history get written? I think we’d all agree that the motives for creating history are mixed, and just as complex as the uses it gets put to after it’s written. Though most of Tibet’s histories are histories of religion, it would surely be naive to imagine that the motives of their authors were wholly religious. Kit Hinrichs Retrospective on View at Art Center The exhibition at Art Center's Williamson Gallery showcases four decades of design by Kit Hinrichs. The Storyteller’s Art, an exhibition of the work of Kit Hinrichs, is on view at the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena through May 3. The retrospective showcases Hinrichs’ influence on America’s graphic landscape over the past 40 years, displaying a broad spectrum of work that includes annual reports, magazines, exhibitions, signage and environmental graphics, catalogs, publications and identity programs. The exhibition design juxtaposes large-scale images with actual printed pieces. A look at The Storyteller’s Art after the jump. Hinrichs' poster for the exhibition.

How To Open Your 7 Chakras – Explained By A Kid's Show It’s truly a strong indicator to me that our world is becoming more accepting of other cultures when certain philosophies and beliefs are featured front and center in programming aimed at kids. This time, it was the introduction of chakras in the Nickelodeon program Avatar: The Last Airbender. Your chakras are points of spiritual energy in your body that can open and closed depending on a number of factors. They can also be entirely too open. Spiritual balance requires that these chakras be correctly opened. Tibetan Arms and Armor Armor and weapons are certainly not among the images usually called to mind when considering the art or culture of Tibet, which is closely identified with the pacifism and deep spirituality of the Dalai Lama and with the compassionate nature of Tibetan Buddhism . However, this seeming paradox resolves itself when seen in the context of Tibetan history, which includes regular and extended periods of intense military activity from the seventh to the mid-twentieth century. Many excellent examples of Tibetan arms and armor can be found in museum collections today largely due to the fact that various types of armor and weapons continued to be used in Tibet into the early twentieth century, long after they had gone out of use in the West. Other types were preserved for ceremonial occasions, the most important of which was the Great Prayer Festival, a month-long event held annually in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa.

10 Simple Ways to Raise Your Level of Conscious Awareness January 31, 2013 by @dieselpokers What does it mean to become more conscious? It is the progressive realization of conscious mastery over your mind. The challenge is that it takes consciousness to grow consciousness. China’s new directive on controversial Shugden spirit in Tibet in bid to further discredit Dalai Lama - International Campaign for Tibet A copy of the document, entitled “Some opinions on dealing correctly with the ‘Gyalchen Shugden’ issue” and issued by the General Office of the Communist Party Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region, is translated below from Tibetan into English. It was released on February 20, 2014, but has only just reached ICT due to restrictions on information and the dangers of sending such documents outside Tibet. The document states that the issue “should be given a high degree of importance, and clearly recognized as a deceitful ploy by the 14th Dalai’s Clique to split the country.”

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK: Gallery With thanks to Ashley MekTek was my first UK Fanzine back in the late 80's Gumdam VHS in PAL from Hong Kong. Found 2 out of 3 books from my old Gundam collection! I remember when this hit the Art-House Cinimas! Fandom in Italy. Transmuting Energy and Practical Emotional Healing What is the "soul"? The stimulus response model by Wilhelm Wundt (1832 - 1920) as the basis of modern psychology basically states that because a researcher can hook a patient up to electrodes and inject them with chemicals and elicit identical responses, the soul does not exist. So what powers the body when the electrodes and chemicals are not used?

Featured Conscious Living Books Books by the Author of OmniThought.org Coming soon! Word Magic: The Powers & Occult Definitions of Words Staradigm: A Blueprint for Spiritual Growth, Happiness, Success and Well-Being is a concise yet comprehensive book that explores the sacred knowledge of holistic health, spiritual science, enlightenment, Natural Law, and Creation. Staradigm is not your average book because it contains essential information that will cause a paradigm shift in how you view the reality that you live in. If you want to find your path in life or want to know why the world is changing so rapidly during this special time in your Earth experience, you need to learn certain fundamental knowledge about how the Universe works.

I Stand For Tibet: 6 Reason Why "Tibet" is not Part of China. Tibet's history Tibet had history written over 2,000 years ago. The Genghis khan's mongol empire expanded over almost half of the world .The Tibetans had agreement for full protection for the exchange of religious blessing and teaching.That religious relation became so close even to Kublai khan. Language Tibet has the one most beautiful language in the world. It was created by the one of greatest Tibetan scholar Thonmi Sambhota during 7th century C.E.

The Complete Shobogenzo thezensite: The Shōbōgenzō The Shōbōgenzō (Treasury of the True Dharma Eye) is the master work of the Japanese Sōtō Zen Master Eihei Dōgen (1200 - 1253). It consists of a series of lectures or talks given to his monks as recorded by his head monk, Ejo, who became his Dharma successor although Dōgen was involved in the editing and recording of some of the Shōbōgenzō. This is the first major Buddhist philosophical work composed in the Japanese language. There were only two complete English translations of the Shōbōgenzō previous to this version: Gudo Nishijima and Chodo Cross's Master Dōgen's Shōbōgenzō in four volumes (available from Windbell Publications) and Shobogenzo, The Eye and Treasury of the True Law, by Kosen Nishiyama and John Stevens.

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