Not everyone enjoys being in the spotlight. Finding a peaceful spot away from the hassle of the modern world – somewhere to quietly reflect, meditate and generally sort things out – can help soothe the troubled mind. But too often sounds, lights, schedules etc intrude. As the poet William Wordsworth wrote, ‘The world is too much with us.’
The figure in the photograph is a small sculpture of the Weeping Buddha. It is believed by some that the Weeping Buddha takes away the grief and troubles of the world. In return, he bestow peace and provides strength to those who rub his back.
4 responses to “An invasion of privacy”
Your words resonates very well with me. There is too much noise in the everyday of the world. You illustrated your point beautifully with this image.
Man y thanks Otto. I felt sure you would echo my thoughts on this subject.
Very nicely done, Louis…yes, the world is more and more with us.