Prayers for Tibet

 

Prayers for Tibet
Prostrating Tibetans, praying in front of Lhasa’s Holiest, the Jokhang Monastery at Jokhang square in the centre of Lhasa.
The Dalai lama’s Potala Palace in the distance.
Taken on the roof of the monastery with a wide angle 10-22 lens

“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense” – Buddha

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain

 

 

 

Birma’s people

History is happening in Birma.
After more than 20 years of military rule and house arrest for Aung San Suu Kyi, Aung San’s daughter, she was released in Nov 2010 and enabled to take part and win 43 of the 45 available seats in the April 1 2012 by-elections. Sanctions are being withdrawn and soon the big investors will come to the country to built and develop. I was there just before the elections took part, to feel the countries hope for change, and take images of the main sites now…
Dusting of Aung San’s portrait
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
-Buddha
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. ~Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun
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Bay Regatta – Phang Nga Krabi Phuket Thailand

Slow down and enjoy life, it’s not only the scenery you miss by going fast, you also miss the sense of where you are going and why

A gathering of angels appeared above our heads
They sang to me this song of hope
And this is what they said, they said

Come sail away
Come sail away
Come sail away with me …lads

I thought that they were angels
But to my surprise
We climbed aboard their starship
And headed for the skies
Singing …

Come sail away
Come sail away
Come sail away with me …

So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain