Posts Tagged ‘Buddhism’

May 14th, 2012

Pulse Width Modulation

Picture of circuit

After building a piece at Franconia Sculpture Park last year, I’ve been looking for ways to add more functionality to its electronic component. The sculpture consists of an array of solar panels feeding 2 car batteries and these in turn feeding an array of LED tubes and a couple of power outlets (USB and 120 […]

January 22nd, 2012

Pointing to the Mind by Bhante Cattamalo


June 13th, 2010

Another day in Elmhurst

Three days ago I found a No Parking notice on our building due to a “religious procession on Saturday.” The religious procession turned out to be a celebration of Ashtapad Pratishtha Mahotsav by a Jain Temple I have next door–The Jain Center of America. The celebration was very festive, and everybody was “charmingly comparisoned!”

May 10th, 2010

maha pirith deshana

This is from one of my favorite places in Sri Lanka: Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara. The murals in the background were done by Soliyas Mendis at the turn of last century. He used a combination of traditional styles and modern sensibilities to come up with a more illustrative, yet sublime style. This temple is in […]

April 28th, 2010

Just for you Nimet

OK, so recently I was at a meeting with some colleagues and during a break one of the educators said to the other “I like the work you are doing with your class, but you should have them paint other things, not bamboos and flowers, but something more like ‘hair driers.’ That would be interesting” […]

January 31st, 2010

Mike Prysner

January 28th, 2010

Man, Europeans seem to be having a LOT of sex…


[From Gawker] – “When you create a marker on Google Maps, you could be revealing the most popular religious and sexual habits in your local region. At least, that’s what a group of social geographers demonstrated with their “sex and religion” map. A group of three geographers who research internet map data did an exhaustive […]

October 1st, 2006

Saadhu! Saadhu! Saadhu!

Queens International 2006 opening

The first installation of the portaltar series has been installed at the Queens Museum of Arts. For more details on the show as a whole please go to: It promises to be an exciting show and the curators Herb Tam and Jaishri Abichandani have done an amazing job shaping, and organizing it. Originally posted […]