Thursday, March 28, 2013

"Alone Holy Am I, In Heaven And Earth"

天上天下唯我獨尊!



EDIT:  Originally, I had this post titled "Another 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' Moment" and the picture was accompanied by a flippant description of the 'Superman' theme.  I thought it would be funny, but once I saw it in print I did not like it.  Not only had preparing this picture taken a good deal of effort, but the image itself just seemed deserving of more respectful treatment.  Consequently I changed the title to the present one.  It is the phrase said to have been uttered by Sakyamuni Buddha at the time of his birth.  It has been translated in various ways, but my personal preference is for succintness.

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