Archive for August 9th, 2009

On veils

August 9, 2009
veiled_buddha

Photo: Hermann

A friend sent over this photo of Veiled Budhha he has taken in a Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. I was fascinated by it for similar reasons – its symbolic character and assumption on veiled visions…

That reminds me of the dance of the seven veils and Oscar Wilde’s ‘Salome’. The name Salome in Hebrew relates to ‘peace’…

On the subject of veils I once came across intriguing thoughts in The Budhha Smiled blog… Veils … veils … veils.