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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,…


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…


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…


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,…

Added by Christopher Stewart on June 17, 2010 at 4:40pm — No Comments


("Climbing Plant" by Popperipopp)

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


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

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