Author Archives: James

About James

Artist Dreamer Painter

All the breath of all the people who have ever lived is kept behind this door.

Samye Tibet I asked the Monk what is behind this door… He answered, “This is where we keep all the breath of all the people who have ever lived.”

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Homage to Louis Wain

Dowlen Painting of Schizophrenic Cat: White Cat Named Louis Wain Showing Signs of Schizophrenia Oil on panel Framed 20.5″H x 20″ W My painting of this obviously crazed and schizy cat recalled to me an artist I once read about … Continue reading

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Moon Fall

I am dream-walking Continue reading

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Wet (paint) Dream

There is a category of dreams that I have identified and I believe this must haunt nearly everyone from time to time. These dreams will rise up from the responsible areas of the sub-conscious mind regarding your job. Did I … Continue reading

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Vows from the 9th century

From the 9th century this fragment reveals a link between the earliest Tibetan pre-Buddhist philosophy and has some rules to live by. Bon, or also referred to as the “Religion of Men” or the “Practice of Virtue”. Here are some … Continue reading

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Nubian Princess Talisman

There are trigger artifacts I have found that beg to enter my dreams. Some that become talisman for dreaming. This small Nubian Princess found it’s way to an honorable place at the top of the stair way that leads to … Continue reading

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