Breath of Life Sutra – Odem Sutra

This is the finished painting…

BREATH OF LIFE SUTRA - ODEM SUTRA © Barbara-Paraprem, 2016
© Barbara-Paraprem

Below how I’ve painted it with different graphic tools, but mostly with „Procreate„. If you are ever interested in some good painting/drawing app, I recommand this one! As template for God I took a woodcut, „The Sabbat“, which Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld made 1860 for the „Bible in pictures„.

A little animated Extra…

BREATH OF LIFE SUTRA - ODEM SUTRA (animated 1) © Barbara-Paraprem, 2016

BREATH OF LIFE SUTRA - ODEM SUTRA (animated 2) © Barbara-Paraprem, 2016

© Barbara-Paraprem

Deutsch

The Biggest Mystery

Life and Death Intermingled (commons.wikimedia.org)Life and Death Intermingled – commons.wikimedia.org

 


The biggest mystery ever is for me,
that there is something instead of nothing.
And maybe the biggest discovery,
that nothing lasts forever and healing is possible.

Barbara-Paraprem

 

Das grösste Rätsel überhaupt ist mir,
dass es etwas gibt, anstelle von nichts.
Und vielleicht die grösste Entdeckung,
dass nichts ewig dauert und Heilung möglich ist.

 

Your Gift

Die kleine Lachlustige (Bild aus Seite 037 des Journals Die Gartenlaube, Auguste Charodeau, 1881, commons.wikimedia.org)

Die kleine Lachlustige / Auguste Charodeau, 1881 / commons.wikimedia.org

 

The purpose of life is to discover your gift.

The work of life is to develop it.

The meaning of life is to give your gift away.

David Viscott

 

Die Bestimmung des Lebens ist, Deine Gabe zu entdecken.

Die Aufgabe des Lebens ist, sie zu entfalten.

Der Sinn des Lebens ist, Deine Gabe zu verschenken.

 


(Usually wrongly attributed to Shakespeare: Link)