Out and about – Bangkok
© Copyright on all photographs – Allan Rufus
MAY WE HAVE THE WISDOM TO BE AT PEACE WITH OURSELVES AND TO LIVE IN THE REALMS OF LOVE. MAY WE SEND OUR UNCONDITIONAL LOVE OUT TO ALL BEING AND TO HAVE THE WISDOM TO REALIZE WE AS HUMANS (Hue=Colour – Man) ARE ALL CONNECTED AND WE ALL COME FROM THE SAME SOURCE OF THE GREAT SPIRIT.
I was very encouraged today by Humanity, I was on a songthaew and lady got on the back with a small child, and some school children got up off their seats and offered it to the young child and some other children took a bag and umbrella from the mother so she could hold on and have her hands free incase she needed to assist the young child.
Thai people give me hope in humanity, after being in South Africa where there are many problems and the people are friendly and helpful, but getting to a stage where you cannot trust anyone. The Thai’s are such friendly people and are very polite and most of the time have smiles on their faces which become quite infectious.
Inbeteewn the roads you can find lots of animal trees, from elephants to deer. It is pleasant to see such creative ideas while sitting in public transport. One never gets bored as there is always something to look at on these busy streets.
Ganesha is widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles and more generally as Lord of Beginnings and Lord of Obstacles, patron of arts and sciences, and the deva of intellect and wisdom. He is honoured at the beginning of rituals and ceremonies and invoked as Patron of Letters during writing sessions
Alot of time is spent in the huge shopping malls which get very busy, it is a great place also to get out of the hot and humid conditions and a place to cool down and watch the activity of people of Bangkok. The deco is changed from week to week in most malls and is fasinating to see all the different themes that they display.
I took a motorbike taxi early evening to get back home quicker as I had a long day and was tired and the traffic is mostly at a stand still in peak rush hour. I had to close my eyes at some points and keep my legs squeezed in tight, as my driver was going between 30 to 60 kms per hour inbetween cars that was close to each other and not moving. How there are not more accidents surprises me. This is percision driving with a lot of daily practise. I was very glad to get back to my place in one peice and get off the bike, but maybe I will do it again for the thrill someday.
“The most incredible architecture
Is the architecture of Self,
Which is ever changing,
And has unlimited beauty and Light inside
Which radiates outwards
for everyone to see and feel.”
Quote from Allan Rufus – The Mind’s Use-Fullness Depends On The Thoughts Of The User
Loads more to come, please join me along my journey….