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Trying to put into words the experience of meditation is a paradox. It is a once troubled monkey finding his inner peace. It is that, despite countless birds and endless clouds crossing its face, the sky remains untouched. It is finding the perfect balance point on an undulating sea. Residing in a temple you built from stars and bones. Describing what it’s like to glimpse one’s untethered consciousness and infinite nature is best settled with an allegorical painting of a metaphor.

An Allegory on the
Principles of Meditation

60 x 40 - Oil on Canvas - Sold, Private Collection