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All Blog Posts Tagged 'dhammapada' (5)

Creeper (revisited)



("Two portraits of Ryogen" - Author Unknown - copyright holder is Kiemon Tsuruya)





« Creeper » is an allegory wherein destructive mental processes are compared to creeping plants. The piece depicts four stages of a confrontation between creeper and host : introduction, growth,…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 26, 2010 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Upward (The Idler part 3)



(Blue Morpho Butterfly by Martin Johnson Heade)









The third part of “The Idler” is entitled “Upward.”



The idea behind the movement is quite…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 16, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Chronoscope (The Idler part 2)



("Mainspring on a Sea-Gull ST16 movement" by Hustvedt)



"Chronoscope" is the second movement of "The Idler." In the storyline of the suite, this section is a reflection on the passage of time that culminates when the protagonist realizes the repetitiveness of his…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 11, 2010 at 9:41am — No Comments

In The Taste Of The Day (The Idler part 1)



("Upward" - detail from an old kindergarten painting)





The Idler was born of a combination of concepts discovered while exploring various domains of knowledge during the second half of the 1990s and the beginning of the 2000s.

« The idler who does not arise when it is time to arise, who is full of sloth though young and strong,…
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Added by Christopher Stewart on June 17, 2010 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Creeper



("Climbing Plant" by Popperipopp)





“Creeper” is directly inspired by the following aphorism from The Dhammapada :…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 11, 2010 at 7:41am — No Comments


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