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Riff on a Quote

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

Being calm and compassionate is also important in Buddhism, so I have responded to

Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #72 Use that quote

by expanding the Dalai Lama’s quote about being happy into a haiku about being all 3.  Rhododendrons originated in Asian mountains, so a photo with 3 clusters of their blossoms seems appropriate for illustrating the rather abstract haiku.

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Riff on a Quote from
|Tenzin Gyatso (14th Dalai Lama)

|Be calm and happy.
|Give loving help to those who
|are frantic or sad.

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9 thoughts on “Riff on a Quote

  1. I marvel at your creative writing and photographic skills. Often, I need additional time to absorb and embrace a fuller understanding of your words. Thank you for helping expand a creative side greatly lacking development.

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