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Graceful Appearance

Graceful Appearance – HIGHLIGHT

Miksang Publications is happy to announce the release of Michael Wood’s new book, Graceful Appearance: Passion, Perception, Expression. Graceful Appearance is a collection of 108 of Michael’s most essential Miksang photographs. They were selected from thousands of images taken over more than thirty years of developing and ... continue
Posted May 24, 2015 by Dan
Miksang Contemplative Photography Gallery Show in Austin

Miksang Contemplative Photography Gallery Show in Austin – HIGHLIGHT

March is Shambhala Arts month, and the Shambhala Times is celebrating with articles from community members about creative expression. Today’s submission comes from Melinda Rothouse on the Miksang Contemplative Photography Gallery Show in Austin, Texas. by Melinda Rothouse Photo by Kent Samuelson Over the last month, the Dougherty Arts Center, run ... continue
Posted March 31, 2015 by Dan
Blue and Gray, Sea and Fog

Blue and Gray, Sea and Fog – HIGHLIGHT

March is Shambhala Arts month, and the Shambhala Times is celebrating with articles from community members about creative expression. Today’s submission comes from Miksang teacher Hiltrud Enders of Dusseldorf, Germany (Translated by Susanne Lück).  “Tomorrow we will have a nice last walk on the beach,” I think and try to reconcile ... continue
Posted March 29, 2015 by Dan
Lessons Learned from Being Underwater

Lessons Learned from Being Underwater – HIGHLIGHT

BoseARTS COLUMN Finding Balance in a Contemplative Life by Julie Dubose Recently, I had the great pleasure of returning to Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. with Michael Wood to teach Opening the Good Eye and Making Contact, the first two courses in our contemplative photography curriculum. We felt ... continue
Posted June 16, 2014 by
Without Elaboration

Without Elaboration – HIGHLIGHT

COLUMN: Snapshots of Basic Goodness by Dan Peterson, Seattle During the third class of Wisdom in Everyday Life we entered into a rather feisty discussion of how preconceptions and habits veil our capacity to directly experience the richness of our environment. If we do catch a glimpse of ... continue
Posted June 7, 2014 by
Trusting Everyday Magic

Trusting Everyday Magic – HIGHLIGHT

A Contemplation On Snapshots of Basic Goodness versus Contemplative Photography article and photos by John McQuade Is there a difference between “feeling good” and the connection with basic goodness? How do images communicate basic goodness? Miksang is a Tibetan word that translates as “good eye.” This form of contemplative photography ... continue
Posted April 19, 2014 by
What is Miksang Really?

What is Miksang Really? – HIGHLIGHT

Miksang image by April SiegfriedInvestigating Contemplative Photography article by Julie DuBose, Director of Miksang Institute photos by students of the Miksang Institute There are many people these days that feel a connection to contemplative photography, and it can be confusing and difficult for the aspiring contemplative photographer to clarify ... continue
Posted April 7, 2014 by
Nothing Happens and We Notice It

Nothing Happens and We Notice It – HIGHLIGHT

Contemplative Photography in Hawaii by Charles Blackhall Traveling from the middle of a Canadian winter to the sun-drenched shores of Hawaii is a welcome feast for the senses. Bright blue skies, fragrant tropical flowers, azure waters lap the shore. Our bare feet love sink into the warm sand. ... continue
Posted March 29, 2014 by
Effortless Beauty

Effortless Beauty – HIGHLIGHT

Acharya Dan Hessey Interviews Julie DuBose My name is Dan Hessey, and I’m here with Julie DuBose, author of Effortless Beauty: Photography as an Expression of Eye, Mind, and Heart. It must be exciting to publish this wonderful book. The photographs are really beautiful and the writing ... continue
Posted August 12, 2013 by
“What stopped you?”

“What stopped you?” – HIGHLIGHT

article by Luz Rodriguez photos by Grace Wood, Marij van Haren, Sigrid Olschinski and Danielle Roeleveld During the 4 days of Miksang Level I at Dechen Choling, the question we faced at every evening session when reviewing the assignments we received for the day, was “What stopped you?” ... continue
Posted July 27, 2013 by luz_rodriguez
Perception Warrior

Perception Warrior – HIGHLIGHT

Lights in the ForestCelebrating Photographer Freeman Patterson by John McQuade This is a birthday remembrance for the great Canadian photographer Freeman Patterson. He celebrated his 75th birthday last year and many admirers celebrated with him. For many decades, Freeman has been a major figure in the Canadian and ... continue
Posted June 19, 2013 by
Miksang photo by participants in the Contemplative Photography Workshop led by Charles Blackhall on May 20th in Victoria, BC

Snapshots of Basic Goodness: June – HIGHLIGHT

This regular posting features snapshots of basic goodness as seen out in the world, on the street, in the countryside, in another country, at work, home, garden or grocery store. (Click on each image to view larger.) continue
Posted June 10, 2012 by
A Good Eye

A Good Eye – HIGHLIGHT

Celebrating Shambhala and the Arts by Charles Blackhall Aimless wandering is a favorite past-time for me, often with my camera slung over my shoulder. Suddenly my attention is caught by color, texture, form, light, or another striking flash. In the moment, this stops the mind and yet it’s ... continue
Posted March 17, 2012 by
Miksang with Incarcerated Youth

Miksang with Incarcerated Youth – HIGHLIGHT

Jake Lorfing describes his adventures and shares photos from teaching contemplative photography to teenagers. We didn’t know what to expect entering the Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center to meet the eight girls, ages 14-17, who had signed up for a weekly Miksang Photography class. Four volunteers ... continue
Posted February 14, 2011 by
Colors of Impermanence

Colors of Impermanence – HIGHLIGHT

A photo gallery of the changing season, by Jennifer Holder This lovely experience of a photo-taking rampage was made possible by beautiful weather, an iPhone, and the gardens and streets of Chappaqua, NY. Click on photos to enlarge or view as a slideshow. continue
Posted October 14, 2009 by Jennifer Holder


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