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An Artist's Journey to Bali: The Island of Art, Magic and by Betty Reynolds

By Betty Reynolds

Written and illustrated by means of popular artist Betty Reynolds, An Artist's trip to Bali is a cultural exploration into the mysterious Indonesian island of Bali. during this superbly illustrated artist's sketchbook, the writer stocks her success of assembly many Balinese who allowed her to witness vital features in their lives and tradition, and to take part within the spiritual rituals that mark their passage during the significant phases of existence.

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One night, while mediating under a Bodhi (fig) tree after being tormented by Mara, the goddess of death, Siddhartha Gautama became enlightened. With his mind free of delusion, he gained insight into the nature of the universe and viewed the world without defilement, craving, or attachment but as unified and complete. indd 22 After the death of Buddha, two schools were formed. The oldest, Theravada (Doctrine of the Elders), is sometimes referred to, less accurately, as Hinayana (the Lesser Vehicle).

D. The doctrine is essentially an ethical and psychological system in which no deity plays a role in the mystical search for the intuitive realization of the oneness of the universe. While it is a religion without a god, Theravada traditions follow a certain hierarchy based on age among monks and practitioners. The practice requires individuals to find truth for themselves through an inward-looking practice cultivated by meditation and selfexamination. indd 23 is important—the intention in the mind at the time of action—which determines the karmic outcome, not the action itself.

Travelers who throw fits often find themselves ignored or abandoned by the very people who could help. So what do you do if you encounter a frustrating situation? The Thai philosophy advocates jai yen, meaning, “Take it easy. ” If it’s a situation you can’t control, such as a traffic jam or a delayed flight—jai yen. If you find yourself at loggerheads with the front desk, arguing with a taxi driver, or in any other truly frustrating situation, keep calm, try a little humor, and find a nonconfrontational, compromising solution that will save face for all involved.

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