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A Sacred Life - Photo Journal

Nash Point

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Nash Point

We went looking for a scent adventure and our 1st visit to the clifftops of Nash Point didn't disappoint.

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Photography Journal

Photography Journal

Some outtakes from our White Orchid Spécialiste shoot that are just too beautiful not to share.

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Photography Journal: Meditation Caves

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Photography Journal: Meditation Caves

A big part of my life when I was a monk and now, is meditation. I daily dedicate 2 hours to chanting mantra's at home, in temples and sometimes on rare, fortunate occasions...... in caves. I can still remember traveling through India in my monastic days and feeling the urge to copy the great sages of old and spend time in "meditation caves".  The most intense being in Vrindavana when I shut myself in a purpose built hole in the ground surrounded by complete darkness. As a practice it's simple. These caves being places where the senses are completely cut off...

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Photography Journal: Shelter From The Rain

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Photography Journal: Shelter From The Rain

Taking shelter from the rain and appreciating just what J.R.R Tolkien was saying.

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Incense, Meditation & The Bhagavad Gita

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Incense, Meditation & The Bhagavad Gita

Here at Sacred Elephant we burn a lot of incense during meditation and we meditate a lot. The benefits of meditation are no secret, and this ancient practise is becoming increasingly utilised within our modern society- even in our mainstream, it's benefits extolled by celebrities, musicians, athletes like Kobe Bryant and Novak Djokovic as well as medical and education experts! We hear about a variety of types for a variety of purposes; there seem to be as many different styles as there are different people. if we look to its Eastern source though we can learn more about the depth it's practise has...

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