Self Guided Meditations in Sedona, AZ: Envisioning a World at Peace

Committed to World Peace and long recognized as a sacred place focused on healing and spiritual awakening, Sedona is also an International City of Peace with a commitment to fostering a ‘culture of Peace.’ Please join us as together we envision a world at Peace.

In public places around the city are pointillist paintings dedicated to bringing forth the energy of Peace, created with the intention of inspiring a more peaceful and compassionate world.  Currently, in 3 locations, the paintings of Shey Khandro are on display with the self-guided visualization below.

We invite you to engage with this meditation for World Peace at the following locations:

Goldenstein Gallery 150 State Route 179Sedona, AZ  at the intersection of SR 89A 

ChocolataTree Organic Oasis   1595 West Hwy 89A Sedona, AZ   in West Sedona

Aumbase Sedona 1225 West State Route 89A, Suite 201 Sedona, AZ in West Sedona

 

World Peace Meditation with Spiritual Art

Envisioning a World at Peace

Using the neo-impressionist style of pointillism, tiny dots of color create rich and vibrant imagery; each stroke of the brush holds a prayer of compassion. Each dot is offered as a jeweled universe, a prayer to end suffering in the world.

This painting is an invitation to envision together a world motivated by Compassion and Loving Kindness as we actively pave a path to Peace.

Please take a moment & envision with me.

 Breathe into your heart

Center your attention in your heart. Relax into this moment. Offer your presence to the possibility of a world motivated by Compassion and Loving Kindness.

Breathe deeply into your heart.

Feel your heart soften.

As it softens, allow it to open.

Take two more deep breaths.

Set your intention for this moment.

What is your vision of a world at Peace?

What would our world feel like? Look like? Sound like?

Who are you in this new world?

See with your minds eye.

Imagine each dot represents the treasures of our Earth: flowers and stones, water and air, fruits and nuts, lush and abundant, expanding endlessly. Maybe you love fashion, technology or art and architecture; whatever is beautiful to you makes a beautiful offering. Envision all of space filling with beauty and abundance, each dot coming alive with vibration.

With your heart open, add your prayers and wishes to your vision of a world at peace.

Stepping into the next moment, hearts open, we give life to new possibilities. Small acts, consciously chosen set change in motion.

May we know Peace, Peace in our hearts, Peace in our world.

Namaste.

@SheyKhandro

“Open to Life”

 

“Open to Life” Available now through my new Online Jewelry Store! “InspirationsbyShey”

So excited to share the news!

Pictured here, this handcrafted sterling silver pendant with a chain was sculpted and cast in the vortexes of Sedona 

In a moment of quiet reflection, this original design inspired a small sketch, soon it became a painting, a poem, and a pendant. I welcomed them, each a reminder to stay … Open to Life.

 

 

Feminine
Energetic principle
Golden light of Wisdom
Born of fire, Skydancer
Rising
Far above the mundane
Aspiration Vowed
Engaged, Open to Life
This moment
Discovery
Infinite in possibility
Wonder, joy
Tears, release
Wounded healers
Invitation to dance
The veil pierced
Broken chains
Exposed, Open to Life
Brilliant in radiant splendor
No higher truth to be told
Our own depths yet revealed
Allow your authentic beauty
Gifts, embraced, offered
Exhalted, Open to Life
In Love
Take Flight

 

 

Jewelry and other fine art paintings and sculptures are available at Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona, AZ

Buddhas in the Garden

“Amitabha Buddha: Red Buddha of Infinite Light”

“Amitabha: Red Buddha of Infinite Light” Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture Ed/18. Available in a variety of finishes.

Currently on display at L’Auberge de Sedona with Goldenstein Gallery. Originally commissioned to grace the heart center of the Amitabha Enlightenment Stupa in Sedona, AZ, the first in the edition is part of this magnificent monument to peace and healing.
 
The stupa is an ancient form of sacred architecture. They date back to the time of the Buddha 2600 years ago. Rare in the West, these sacred monuments are a part of the landscape in the East where Buddhism originally took root and flourished. A stupa is believed to be the living presence of the Enlightened Mind, embodying the qualities of the Buddha’s wisdom and compassion. Why is this Buddha called Amitabha?” “The brilliance of his light is measureless, illuminating the lands of the ten directions without obstruction.”Amitabha is a Sanskrit word that literally means, boundless light and boundless life. Images of the Buddha are considered to be a radiant display of the pure qualities of the Enlightened Mind, qualities of Wisdom, Compassion, Loving Kindness and Joy
 
May we know Peace … Peace in our Hearts, Peace in our World.
 
Interested collectors may inquire through Goldenstein Gallery
 
Follow your heart in all you do …

Follow your heart in all you do …

Find what moves you and let those be the things you build your life on.

I have never found life to be ‘easy.’ Yet, over time, I have found a sanctuary of stillness within. A place where respite can be found. A peaceful place within my heart where there is trust, a knowledge of our deep, inherent connection to the Divine.  As a nun and a student on the Tibetan Buddhist path, I was able to sink deeply into cultivating a profound awareness of this connection.  When I am listening, everything I need to know is there.

The article below is from an early issue of Sedona Monthly magazine. In it, I share a bit of my story. May you find something to inspire your journey.

The above picture is of me working on the model for the Buddha sculpture commissioned for the Amitabha Enlightenment Stupa & Peace Park in Sedona, AZ. It was an honor to be a part of bringing this sacred monument into the world. May any merit generated by our efforts be dedicated to the end of suffering for all beings.

At the top of this page is a detail from “Padmasambava: The Lotus King.” Padmasambava was the Indian master who brought Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century at the invitation of King Trisong Detsen. This painting took a full year to complete and includes many layers of symbolism. Below is a detail of the Amitabha Enlightenment Stupa in Sedona, AZ. A visit to this sacred site offers blessings to all.

 

This detail is from a pointillist painting of “Vajravaraji: Dance of the Red Dakini.” Her image is a display of the wrathful aspect of Compassion in the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon of deities. She is fierce, grounded in love and regard for all beings.

 

“Vajrasattva: Diamond Warrior” (above) & “Red Tara: Tara of the Bodhichitta” (below) Pointillist Paintings from the Tibetan Buddhist Traditional Art Series

The above painting is, “King of Lapis Lazuli Radiance: Medicine Buddha”, a painting commissioned for a private collector. The other images include details from “Mother Tara: Angel of Peace,” “Vajrasattva: The Diamond Warrior” & “Red Tara: Tara of the Bodhichitta”

 

“How would I like my work to be remembered? Simply as ‘works of heart,’ works that were filled with the wish to bring an end of suffering for all people. That’s its only purpose. That’s why I do it.” Shey Khandro

 

 

May all beings know Peace, Peace in our hearts, Peace in our minds.

Thank you for sharing a moment with me.

Namaste,

Shey

 

 

 

 


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