Monthly Archives: October 2007

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Printing prayers

Printing prayers | 10.31 I’d written about this, earlier — http://tim.girvin.com/Entries/?p=346 — the power of that which is transcribed to translated prayer. That prayer is a series of sacrosanct sounds, it’s a vibration; it’s a resonation — and that writing … Continue reading

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The Tiger’s Nest

Bhutan Journal Taksang Monastery | The Tiger’s Nest For a decades, coming to this remote outpost, was a dream. You could call the entire trip to Bhutan as the exemplar for this sense of remote connection — something powerful and … Continue reading

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remote connections

Greetings and good morning. It’s been a while — and it’s been a wild while…literally. Things are primitive here, but actually more primitive than I’d thought. Hard to find ways to link in, even in places that I’d thought I’d … Continue reading

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Scent and the making of smoke…

Bhutan Journal I’m a lover of scent; I’ve explored that for some time; I’ve even got a collection of rare old books on fragrance — and fragrance making. I just like to smell things. Books, pigments, antiquities, art objects, stone, … Continue reading

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Light, dark, shadow

Light, dark,  shadow | 10.29 | Trongsa Dzong I’ve learned a lot about light. And about seeking it, finding it. Going there. Where light is. And where it isn’t. In fact, I’m still learning about light. And I’ll be always … Continue reading

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Light configurations

Bhutan Journal There, Bhutan, it’s all ways that there is something out there, in the distance, nestled in the hills, contained on some distant ridge, crag balanced, escarpment carved, some powerful — magnet — that draws me (up) there. And … Continue reading

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Ravencall

Bhutan Journal Ravencall (10.29) Bunthang Why do I love ravens, crows, jays and magpies so much? I don’t know. But I do. Just days before my departure, I’d learned that the national bird of Bhutan is, in fact, the Raven. … Continue reading

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en voyage…

Still wondering… and wandering… Heading out again…

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Fearful Symmetry

Dzong | The Fearful Symmetry of Bhutanese Architecture | 10.27 In a way, for me, there’s something long-reaching, far-running, back into my mind and memory for the spirit and personal connectedness that I’ve got with the nature and spirit of … Continue reading

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TRANSPARENCIES

Transparencies (10.27) Mist, layered — messages diaphanous. I think about things in layers. And I keep referring to that. I think about something on one layer, and then another on another, and another — beneath that. I think that I … Continue reading

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