Spiritual Strength and Flexibility: Silent Bamboo Product Showcase

Silent Bamboo | Japanese Brush Painting Silent Bamboo | Japanese Brush Painting A Japanese ink brush painting (known as sumi-e, suiboku or suibokuga) of the Bamboo, which is one of the Four Gentlemen. It is a noble plant due to its strength and flexibility. Suiboku is a meditative technique and hence the picture includes the [...]

Free Art Wallpapers 2#: Mandala Background Downloads for Desktop and Mobile

Mandalas are spiritual symbols from Hinduism and Buddhism that represent the universe and the transient nature of life. They are often created with various coloured sands by Tibetan Monks as a visual aid during meditation. You can read more about Mandalas @ Wikipedia. https://youtu.be/BOQHk24GDL0 On that note: Here is a series of 100% hand coloured [...]

Free Art Wallpapers 1#: Mythological & Spiritual Background Downloads for Desktop and Mobile

Thus a word or an image is symbolic when it implies something more than its obvious and immediate meaning. It has a wider “unconscious” aspect that is never precisely defined or fully explained. Nor can one hope to define or explain it. As the mind explores the symbol, it is led to ideas that lie [...]

The Evolution of the Runic Alphabets: Elder Futhark, Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, and Younger Futhark Runes

23 September 2018, 03h45: Spring Equinox for the Southern Hemisphere Today is the spring equinox – it is the day of the year where the hours of darkness and daylight are equal for both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. Southern countries witness a spectacular display of renewal and rebirth, sprouting forth from the foundation of [...]

A Meditation in Ink #2: Bamboo Study, One of the Four Gentlemen

The first lesson in Japanese Ink Wash Technique is painting the series of 'The Four Gentlemen' plants, where the bamboo represents the second of these (First of The Four Gentlemen: Orchid). The bamboo is a noble plant because of its strength and flexibility. The leaves are painted in a series of short strokes, the number [...]