Psychic abilities to painted Buddhist teachings

Spinning, West Coast Swing Dancers; 36x48" oil/canvas. Jodee Clifford. 2018

That feeling when a random youtube video about psychic abilities connects a Buddhist teaching to your current series of work

Mid-video over coffee, I debated whether or not I should share this one here. Russell Targ has some fascinating stories but how relevant it is to my art? Plus it’s long. How closely should I keep blog things focused?

I do have that Intuition is my Superpower shirt. This ties closely to that, but the shirts are commercial art, and only distantly related to what I’m doing.

Well, then I got to 31:30.

 

“You have to give up your desire to name things and grasp onto them and guess what they are because in the universe, it’s really empty of names”
-Padmasambhava

 

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