"The sharp knife of a short life

I've had just enough time..."

- "If I Die Young" The Band Perry

I see Beauty in many things. And like the ghosts that only speak to you if you notice them, they tell me wondrous tales. With my camera and my thoughts, I captured these as faithfully as I can to share with you. And by doing so, they gave me the reasons. And though the thousand reasons may not all be sweet and some indeed bitter; they are still reasons to live. Come to think about it, that is Life, isn't it?

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Buddha By The Wood

I've had just enough time to...   meet Buddha by the wood

Came across this Buddha exploring and strolling around an apartment block in Munich

It is said -
You can find Buddha anywhere
In every person that you meet
In the calm of every storm
In the silence of every noise
In the depth of every night
In the beauty of every sunrise

Still I was surprised –
When I found Buddha on a walk
In a distant land
By a pile of cut wood
Sitting there, serenely
Where he belongs


  1. A 1000 Reasons
    One evening in Munich, having some time to kill, I spent it in aimless wandering; straying from my hotel, walking through suburban homes seeking nothing yet with a keen expectation. I do not know what I seek yet I will know what I'm looking for when I find it. I ended up in a quiet apartment block, apparently not an exciting place for a surprised find. Everything was neatly arranged and well kept. Not a disorderly area when one will discover a hidden treasure. I took a right angle turn and almost miss it had I not looked down looking for something of interest. There it was, a Buddha seated next to a pile of cut woods on brick floors. I would never have expected this in my wildest imagination, a serene Buddha seated outside an apartment block in Munich. It brought a smile to my face as I recalled the saying - "you can find Buddha anywhere", Indeed.

    Sunciti _ Sundaram's Images + Messages
    Excellent Image , Something Different. Bodhi Satva, sitting by the side of Cut Pieces Of Bodhi Tree. I Like your style of Story Telling. Congratulations My friend. Stay In Touch.
    Good Day To You . We Like It.

    ★ΞSSΞ®®Ξ added this photo to his favorites.
    grand shot! feeling the energy


  2. Emmanuel_D.Photography
    nice pic

    ˙ ♪ Claudio Lara ✔
    Terrific work

    beautiful capture. weird but captivating setting

    ♥♥Evergreen Veronica♥♥
    Ahaaaa..... you said it..... We can find "Buddha everywhere" ... and zac..... you go to Munich ... walk around and found Buddha !!!!! and so you found Peace... Calm... and Serenity....
    Thank you so much for sharing.... and compliments for the nice photo....
    I wish you all the best in Health and Serenity my friend....☺☺

    ♥♥Evergreen Veronica♥♥
    I have less luck.... lately all I find .. in many places ... is Snow White and the 7 dwarfs.... People fill their gardens with these little statues.... LOL

    الله أكبر * " ALLAH HU AKBAR! "

    grazie per aver inserito una mia foto tra le tue preferite.
    complimenti per questo scatto.

    ★♥♥Evergreen Veronica♥♥ added this photo to her favorites.

    henrhyde (gill)
    Beautiful presentation ---superb light. Serenity found !

    ★october blue added this photo to their favorites.
    'You can find Buddha anywhere ' ...and ...indeed ....you found him in a place where you least expected to ! So ...the wisdom and truth of the proverb has been confirmed by your own experience . Great image and story, Jimmy ....very well done .
    And ...thanks for your good advice about the spider who purloined my point-and-shoot . From now on, I'm not going to trust anything that has more than 6 legs !! :-))) Have a nice day :-) .

  3. Wonderful words! God is indeed everywhere, and sometimes we can find it in the strangest places.


  4. ★anand_chhetri and *Margie* added this photo to their favorites.

    TarotWoman 2012
    Buddha makes a cold and shady corner a place of enlightenment and peace.......just like this

    Seen on EXPLORE! And it deserves to be there among the best!

    Well done... Congrats on Explore!

    Really great photo.

    ★娜 娜☂Nana added this photo to her favorites.
    I also have my faith ...∧_∧
    Beautiful capture!

    娜 娜☂Nana
    Congratulations on explore!!

    ★céciiiiile added this photo to their favorites.

    Brian Kim Studio
    Nice shot

    ★oola * added this photo to her favorites.
    where he belongs... lovely idea...lovely image
    This photo was invited and added to the Focus - Watch this - Projecting group.

    ★S/A emm, kareszzz, and Steve Taylor (Photography) added this photo to their favorites.

    Steve Taylor (Photography)
    He looks very wise

    ★"our world, our times", JJesus Silva, Geo_grafics, and Yasmin de light - on and off added this photo to their favorites.

    Yasmin de light - on and off
    What a wonderful find Thou - and even more special to find it in the most unexpected place. It's like a perfect grounding and calming reminder of what really matters - and sometimes of the futility of our occupations and attachments. Thank you my friend for sharing this wonderful find and your wise words with us : ))


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