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RIVER 

In FICTION by Douglas J. PenickLeave a Comment

Song rose in his heart as from a distant mountain spring.

 He joined his hands in prayer. 
He sang, and his song was like a life-giving river.
 He sang, and the sky shone with his melodious voice. Shine in the sky, O pearl pure Ganges. O pearl pure Ganges, O river of milk, O life of all, O river of blood, O love.

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INTRODUCING COMPOSER MYSTIC DAVID HYKES

In SPIRITUAL ARTISANS by Tara Trinley Wangmo1 Comment

LEVEKUNST art of life is happy to introduce a music series about David Hykes and his work. Described by the New York Times as a composer-mystic, he is also a singer, meditation teacher, visual artist, cultural contemplative, and a recognized pioneer and respected teacher of musical spirituality and contemplative practice.

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LET US NOT LET IT BE

In POETRY by Karma DendupLeave a Comment

Let us not stop asking ourselves why we are here, Let us not pretend to be content without conquering our fears, Let us not give up our chances, Let us not foolishly act helpless blaming circumstances.

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RAT DEN – A TRUE STORY

In STORYTELLING by Yeshe WangmoLeave a Comment

At first she was horrified, doing her best to keep them out by stuffing an old blanket into the crevice beneath the door so that they couldn’t get into her bedroom. But they easily chewed and clawed their way through whatever barrier she put there, until finally she gave up fighting them.

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PAINTER MONICA RITON

In VISUAL ART by Monica Riton2 Comments

When I paint it is easy in the beginning, then there is often a period of struggle. Suddenly a flow comes and its so easy, sometimes even like someone else is painting. To me there is parallels with painting and meditation, says the Swedish painter Monica Riton.