Enchanting flowerly creations.

The last Flower Show in town is still leaving its mark in my heart. Once in a  while I find myself browsing the gorgeous shapes and colors which the eyes fell upon months ago.

There is more to see at my Photopoetry blog, with love ‘nd creativity.

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the place Where inspiration comes from.

That which is coming to us, which is “new” – and is very different to the “thoughts” that we have. Fisrt these inspirations come to us, in “light and shade” and then are “moulded by us into language”. They come from inside…then we are spontaneous, inspirational. It is not like normal thing, which is very superficial, and which is the interaction between thoughts and action, action and reaction.

Reduce your arguments to the minimum, and minimum…and don’t think… the inspiration  will come to you from within, and when the inspiration will be coming, then you’ll find that it will be very different…it will be very beautiful.

Go on telling your mind that “this is not…this is not…this is not” any thoughts that comes to your mind you go on telling “this is not..not this…not this…”then the inspiration starts coming. You see what I feel… people are not inspired…they have got fear, on one side…or else they go into ego trip. So to stay in the centre, what you have to do is to go on saying “not this thought” …the most intelligent person is the one who knows that our intellect is just an ego trip…this is the sign of pure intelligence…of pure understanding…that the heart is the ruler…[…] but then what is the use of the brain…why not have only heart you see would be alright…but the brain is the one which “acts”. Heart is the inspiration…but the brain acts on it…

(Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi)

Fabric designs from Western Market

It s a very touristic market in form of three floors shopping mall in the Hong Kong busisness district. They have great fabrics on the whole second floor,  they will advice you for the target purpose: dresses, cushions, curtains ecc. Designs are simply gorgeous and one yard of pure silk is only 120 HKD, inexpensive if considering the quality.

Bold painting

Bold art is a fantastic way to express clear truth of feelings and understanding. The three artworks here reported are from K. Saito (1907-1997) who dedicate his work to woodblock printing in Japan. His style is simply great and to the point. Very modern. Today we do not need to talk too much to transmit our personality or ideals. There are new ways of expression which will show things in bolded lines. It is the time for admiring them with full attention listening to the silent message they are holding for you.

These last two are acrylic paintings from me, i love strong bold colors, thats for sure. I have difficulties to make thin lines, with minute details. My hands have a pretty bold shape too. And the brushes i choose are usually pretty thick.

 

 

Butterflies

It s my favourite insect, they are beautiful and elegant and royal. Few weeks ago amidst the crazy traffic jam in downton HK while waiting at the traffic light what i see? A woderful, not small at all, black with an orange ribbon butterfliy silently posing thru the hair of a girl in front of me! Just like an authentic hairclip! After few seconds when we all started crossing the street the butterfly flew away. HK, i read it  s the most butterflies-populated  area (considering size an density) in the world. The tropical climate is loved by them and we meet theese beauties really everywhere like also the other one, yellow and black striped which was staring at our window on a 66th floor flat few years go.

The heaviness of the matter

Thursday is the only weekday evening i am free and can stay home in case i decide not to join my husband at his yoga class. The last couple of months have been so busy that i often wished to escape somewhere else from this horrible crowded city where evrything is so fake and profit oriented. The profit of the matter at its peak. I dont know how many years will pass before the trend will change direction. People talk and move like robot, there is no grace in the air, no sense of profound love an compassion. Some days are so heavy that the need to go walking barefeet on the grass during the day is overpushing. Tonite i will paint somebody similar 

Imprisoned by artistical tendencies

I am keeping posting in the other blog/collection of hand made inspirational objects here. Even the last posts here say it all. Next month there will be a beautiful Yoga seminar in Wuhan, which is located in the very middle of China, a great occasion to sell the last created jewerly. Ah, and here it comes my art fb page too!

Imprisoned by artistical tendencies…

 

Keep learning, keep smiling

I am watching the big soft orange placed right here on the office desk, a macrocosmo of vitamins and precious water. And just now i am back from reading a beautiful blog which focus a lot on health, nature, self care, beauty of life. Go ahead you too if like me and other people do cultivate the strong interest of living a vibrant, satisfying,positive life full of energy and in constant growth. With all the best wishes! 

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10 spectacular places i’ve been in the past 10 years

Mostly a tribute to flickr either because i am writing this post between home (where my pics are stored) and office and because soft copies of the pictures are only available from the last five years. I didnt follow a meaningful order, just browsing in my memory: 

1. Aragonese Castle, Italy

A unique place with an awsome history connected also to Michelangelo Buonarroti’s life. It shall deserve a rich post asap. castle(image by me)

2. San Francisco Aquarium by flickr

Even though Hong Kong and Genoa Italy aquariums are two of the biggest and most beautiful, i still loved Frisco one. why? Because you walk under real tunnels of the Bay Area!

frisco3. Pan de Azucar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by flickr

A combination of spirituality and cable car is the most thrilling experience for me!

panazucar4. Big Buddha, Lantau Island

This other combination of spirtuality&cable-car is really close to my home and I could potentially get the experience every weekend. Last month with a friend from Vancouver we went up for two consecutive days just for tasting the feeling to fly higher and higher into the mountains and have the majestic Buddha waiting for us on the other side!  You may also want to enjoy a more accurate post about it soon. (image by me)

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5. Jamaican beach

It was a lovely family tour during my stay in US. Bathing in the warm Caribbean waters every morning and chatting with the locals on the beach all day long until evening. We also met a direct friend of Bob Marley living upon discographic projects and hand making palm leaves hats for tourists. Most hospitable place. (photo flickr – my dad keeps all the real pics)

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Harmony of colors and extreme relaxation and freedom in the streets. On our fly-route back from India e Moscow with my friend Maneesha, we took loads of pictures and then… lost the camera. Ahahahh. I just remember we were in ecstasy for the whole day spent there. A most welcoming taxi driver strolled us everywhere and gave us contact number in case we’ll be back. If anybody interested.  (photo flickr)

varadero7.  Parque Chicaque, Colombia

The most vivid nature, the real “selva Colombiana”.  An amazing day trekking in the jungle, few of us, completely absorbed by beauty and silence in the country Garden of the world. There is an Indian story about Shri Vishnu, He had to leave India  because in trouble and went seeking refuge with Garuda precisely in Colombia, chosen because it was the only place on Earth so much rich in plants and fruits.  

chica8. Faraglioni, Italy

Did you know it’s the Zen Garden of Italy? Have a look, it’s my home. Really.

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9. Beihai park in Beijin, China

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A remarkable park to understand the lifestyle of old emperors. Many of them have written lovely poems to their own mothers, whose words are often engraved on marble pillars around.

10. Elephanta caves, India

I was speechless here I was totally stunned by the grandness of majestic Lords Brahma, Shiva, Vishnu.

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I just realized there are more than 10 spectacular places i’ve seen but for now i will just confine into the maryadas of this TAG. And yes you have been tagged too! Which one are your most spectacular visits… 5, 10, 15 you number them. And leave me a message below when you have done the post, and please tag more people. Let’s travel all together! Do you know something shocking about travelling? I know it cause my sis is a travel agent in Italy. Last week she spoke over the phone that Italians are so crazy about traveling and holiday that despite of the economy struggle they are  paying rates for their vacation even if it’s just for few days!

Beginning of Spring in New Delhi

I went to Delhi two weekend ago for a friend’s wedding and found a warm sky plus a warm family who took care of myself like their own daughter. It was a marvelous experience! We spent our days in the militar area of the city at DSOI and surroundings. The flowers of their garden are among the most amazing I ever saw all together in one place in a urban setting, i took hundreds of pictures: that was a fantastic start of Spring time!

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Mughali gardens of paradise

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Mughal emperors were fond of gardens and beauty. The design of their architecture is mostly brilliant and peaceful. They were known for four major types of garden:  palace, terraced, waterfront and tomb gardens. There is a garden, now in ruin, across the river from the Taj Mahal which is known as “Moonlight Garden“. Quoted by Rabindranath Tagore. 

Yet one solitary tear
Would hang on the cheek of time
In the form
Of this white and gleaming Taj Mahal

Well, it was built as a mirror image in order to allow the court to enjoy the reflection of the glooming marble  artwork during the evenings of full moon. Water is one of the central element to refresh the air and it is used in form of cascades and fountains, often flowing thru channels and pools just like in the Taj Mahal. A classical Mughal garden includes symmetrical design and lots of water.

Iran is the sacred area on the planet where Mughal design originated. Infact the same word Paradise is the Persian pairi (around) and daeza (wall). Garden flowers are depicted thru words in fabulous Persian poetries and in the sacred Koran. Flowers are also engraved in the marble inlay that today represents the Gardens of Paradise as symbolized in the sacred book. In 2001 the Bradford Mughal garden was inaugurated in North England to reflect the cultural diversity of the area next to Cartwright Hall, which disposes of contemporary South Asian art exhibits.