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The Happy Meditating Monk ~ Thailand

I wish I could be in this state more often but lately, since I came back from holiday, I’m more in a stressed-busy mode. Catching up with work, writing, editing, catching up with photos, friends, and waiting for good news.. I just can’t sit still! So instead of a photo of me jumping around, here’s a photo of a nice little monk, enjoying the garden, listening to birds sing and meditating with a big smile. I saw this little buddy in a temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Latest News In a few weeks, it will be my website’s first year […]

The Happy Meditating Monk ~ Thailand

Buddha and the Monk ~ Thailand

This shot was taken at Wat Pan Tao inside the old city in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The monk was waiting at the door observing a couple of tourists arguing with a tuk tuk driver. I noticed the Buddha statue in the background, shining in the dark so I had to take the photo. ~~oOo~~ Quick Tips: Use doors, windows or other elements to frame your shots. It helps the viewer focus on the elements you want him to notice. ~~oOo~~

Buddha and the Monk - Thailand

The Happy Monk Statue ~ Thailand

~~oOo~~ If you have ever visited temples in Thailand, you have probably seen these little stone-carved statues of monks in the premises. They are often little chubby monks in bright orange robes with a huge smile or a very peaceful expression holding their bowls to receive the alms. They are often placed in green areas around the temples. I don’t really know the story behind the statuettes, or if there even is a story, but I feel it adds some life and positive energy to the area. How can you not smile when you find it on your way? ~~oOo~~ Quick […]

The Happy Monk Statue - Thailand