Monastery in McLeodGanj, Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh,India Mahayana material offerings might be imbued with the following symbology, the lighting of a candle or an oil lamp represents the light of wisdom illuminating the darkness of ignorance.
“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” ― J.M. Barrie,
“Timeless thoughts of a winter’s stare; eyes gazing over a landscape bare. Memories drift on a blustery breeze; dying light ushers in the freeze. Reaching out for a grasp on the present; stillness sets in, alone, and desolate. Future unknown, outcome uncertain; brilliance shadowed by a drawn curtain. Path now set, laid before me known; …
“ all truly great thoughts are conceived while walking”- Friedrich Nietzsche
“Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more.” Vincent VanGogh
Silence is a source of great strength. : Lao Tzu Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.; Harvey Fierstein After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.; Aldous Huxley All other …