Pictures to supplement “Through the Looking Glass”

The Burmese Monk

In the Land of Pagodas

In the Land of Pagodas

Ashin Cintita's Ordination by Sitagu Sayadaw.

Ordination, Sagaing Hills, March 10, 2009, Ashin Mahosadha is closest on stage, Sitagu Sayadaw is more distant on stage.

RestaurantAriyaOsadha

Ashin Mahosadha and Ashin Ariyadhamma, food offering in a restaurant, Myanmar, 2009.

Pa Auk Meditation Center in Southeast Myanmar

Pa Auk Meditation Center in Southeast Myanmar

PaAukTawya2

Cabins at Pa Auk Tawya meditation center.

SIBA

SIBA campus, Sagaing Hills, Myanmar.

Alms Round, with Ashin Pannyasiha and novices, Yangon, Myanmar, 2010

Alms Round, with Ashin Pannyasiha and novices, Yangon, Myanmar, 2010

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Teaching English, Sitagu Center, Yangon, Myanmar, 2010.

The Way of Zen

Walking meditation for peace, Texas State Capitol.

The Dusty World

JohnPonchoLarkspur1971

Poncho in his twilight years, Larkspur, CA, 1971.

JohnJudy1974

With Judy, Bodega Bay, CA, 1974.

John and Sarah, 1979

John and Sarah, Germany, 1979

KymDad1983

Little Kymrie, Lawrence, KS, 1983.

 My Karmic Heritage

Cintita 1 003

Little Johnny, San Francisco, CA, ~1952

Beaming Down

Beaming Down

 Dust in My Eyes

ArthurKymrie1986

Kymrie with Uncle Arthur in hot pursuit, Inverness, CA, 1986. Aunt Katy and Mom Sarah in kitchen.

Proud Father, Carbondale, IL, ~1988

Proud Father, Carbondale, IL, ~1988

John and Marie, 1989

John and Marie, San Francisco, 1989

Lithuania

With Marie’s relatives, Lithuania, 1991.

Days of Zen and Robes

Zen Priest with Cat, Austin, TX, ~2007

Zen Priest with Cat, Austin, TX, ~2007

The American Monk

AmericanDelegationIndonesia

American delegation to pagoda opening in Medin, Indonesia, 2010.                          L to R: Cintita, Gunaratana, Lokanattha, Ariyadhamma, Kassapa.

Alms Round, Maplewood, MN, 2010

Alms Round, Maplewood, MN, 2010

BodhiAungKoe

With Bhikkhu Bodhi, U Aung Koe, Carmel, NY, 2010.

BhikkhuniOrdinationSpiritRock

Bhikkhuni ordination, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA, 2011.

OnlyMonkCalgary

An Only Monk, Calgary, 2013.

KidsClassCalgary

Teaching Burmese kids, Calgary, Canada, 2013.

Waso1

Robe Offering Ceremony, Austin, TX, 2013. Koyin is at the left.

ArthursTalbo

Arthur’s ’38 Talbo, Inverness, CA, 2011.

 

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