...many thanks, HH Karmapa images

many thanks to the anonymous recipient of these beautiful natural images of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Thinley Dorje.

I hope you enjoy them as much as I did taking them, these images are reproduced with the personal blessings and permission of His Holiness.


Miranda Kerr - on - Redbubble

….yes, really, the most beautiful physical form I’d seen in a while, and that was just my initial reaction; she is fantastic with people – and seems very natural, and at ease in herself. there are four other images, that are simply stunning……two I will keep for me….

street life in India

having lived in mother india for many years, there are just so so many stories……this one goes like this…..

…..sitting outside in the sun, on a cool winters day…..sipping espresso at the wonderful ‘moonpeak espresso’ on temple road in mcleod ganj, the main refugee settlement for the Tibetan people and home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet.

moonpeak is a favorite hangout with westerners, and, tourists alike, one of the first places in mcleod ganj to serve espresso coffee with good food, good service, great sounds and friendly bubbly vibe, sunny afternoons were always guaranteed to bring out the (apparently wealthy) tourists and residing westerners, where we could sit and enjoy, catch up with old friends and make new friends, anew.

…..sitting at tables with the road descending below

a blurb about bodhiimages

*having broken bread and shared tea with nomadic yak herders,
iranian princesses, refugee children in exile, gurus, and saints……

this is a brief visual account of the past twenty years,
of one ever-changing lifetime

my images are very personal, documenting the very real face of cultures
on the brink of being absorbed by the all-pervading commercial globalization
of the human race,

an individual perception and expression transcending language barriers and cultural concepts, relating directly via the lens of a camera.

living in villages and monasteries among people
with backgrounds in ancient cultures has taught me
to appreciate the simplicity of being and the common spirit of humanity.

using photography as an expression of sensory perception,
to strip away the tommy hilfiger and nike exterior

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