Breath is the object of meditation, but the environment around the breath is also part of the meditative situation.

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche (via thecalminside)

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Photograph by Ireena Worthy on Flickr In this stunning capture by Ireena Worthy we see a small fir tree (which has become a bonsai) growing atop a dead log in the waters of Fairy Lake, which is near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Fairy Lake is a BC Forest Service campground located 110 km west of Victoria. It has an area of 82.3 acres (33.3 hectares) and it has a maximum depth of 18 feet and an elevation of 30 meters (98.4 ft.)

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Photograph by Ireena Worthy on Flickr


In this stunning capture by Ireena Worthy we see a small fir tree (which has become a bonsai) growing atop a dead log in the waters of Fairy Lake, which is near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
Fairy Lake is a BC Forest Service campground located 110 km west of Victoria. It has an area of 82.3 acres (33.3 hectares) and it has a maximum depth of 18 feet and an elevation of 30 meters (98.4 ft.)

No matter how bad a state of mind you may get into, if you keep strong and hold out, eventually the floating clouds must vanish and the withering wind must cease.

Dōgen (via purplebuddhaproject)