Tag Archives: Bodhidharma

Dharma Doll

Designed by Toyoaki Kawai. Last update for a while. I’m going to Kyoto for sixteen days. See you on the flip side. Advertisements

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Bodhidharma’s Legs

stars no stars. moon no moon. over cosmic rivers dragon tails bat comets. ~~~ Idle gazing into star rivers Crossed legs lose feeling Across the black azure Dragon tails bat comets ~~~ Idle gazing into black night azure. Legs arranged … Continue reading

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Tumbled Eyelids

Wall gazed upon, tumbled eyelids. Ten thousand colours spring forth. Ten thousand tea plants burst forth. ~~~ Image found here: http://paintingrecord.blogspot.co.uk/2008/09/bodhidharma.html NaPoWriMo day 17. Ten thousand is a nice number.

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Rice Bowls, Buddha, a Beetle, and Eyelids

In amongst the clatter and shift of rice bowls, the tenzo wanders the kitchen space. A crack in the wall holds a monks gaze, a ripe plum is picked from a cupboard. ~~~ A golden buddha, swathed in jade lights … Continue reading

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