Buddha Meditating In Water

Category: Spontaneous Moments

 

Photo and caption by Hajer Al Homedawy

After feeling very constricted and frustrated at home, I grabbed my camera and headed out. When I stopped to breathe in the scenery around me, I kept thinking, "no camera can capture the beauty the human eyes capture." This thought reminded me of a book by Eckhart Tolle entitled 'The Power of Now', when Eckhart expresses, 'I Love the Buddha's simple definition of enlightenment as "the end of suffering."' I returned home and uploaded the photos. At first, I passed by this photo, quickly judging it as 'nothing more than a waste of space.' It was only later did I realize what was in the water.

Location: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

 

More Spontaneous Moments Entries »

 
  1. Seeking a Blessing

    By Dave Monk

  2. Air Bubbles

    By Amanda Fuller

  3. Northern Lights

    By Christine Peterson

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!