Archive for August, 2011

 

Our Lady of Compassion

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This representation of Kuan Yin is cast in Bonded Metal Bas Relief Sculpture with Metalic Wax Finish
Kuan Yin or Quan Yin is one of the most universally beloved deities in the Buddhist and Taoist traditions.  She is also known as, Quan’Am (Vietnam), Kannon (Japan), and Kanin (Bali).  She is the embodiment of compassionate loving kindness. [...]

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Our Lady of the Sky Dancers

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The term “Sky Dancer” is a poetic translation of the Tibetan word for Dakini, Khandroma.  A Dakini is an elusive tantric figure, particularly prevalent in Vajrayana Buddhism. The Dakini  might best be described as a female embodiment of enlightened energy, evocative of the movement of energy in space.  In her most essential aspect, she represents [...]

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Showing and Presenting the Feminine Archetypes

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I recently had the honor of showing of my art series, Feminine Archetypes Around the World and Through the Ages in Springdale Utah next to the beautiful Zion National Park.  I was very gratified with all the good comments about the art and the interest and questions about the Archetypes.
Each of my artworks comes with [...]

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Our Lady of Perfected Wisdom

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Prajna Paramita symbolizes the wisdom that is the topic of the Prajna Paramita Sutras, or Perfection of Wisdom Discourses.

She was the first cosmic goddess to appear in the Buddhist pantheon.  A cosmic goddess is one who is identified with ultimate reality and represents supreme metaphysical principles or ideals.  She embodies the transcendent wisdom that is [...]

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