The jewels of a fruit, pomegranates

 

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The pomegranate fruit is originated from Iran and northern India, yet it is said that Iran is the largest exporter in the world, it is know as ” Anar”. Although here in California ], because of a similar climate, the pomegranate bushes are seen all around.

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Once this fruit is opened up, it shows it’s real beauty, the kernels appear like jewels.

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The red seeds are placed like in a cone, similar to a honey cone

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The Iranian tradition celebrates Yalda, on the longest and darkest night of the year, it’s a winter solstice celebration. Pomegranates are one of the significant fruits of this tradition.

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As the red color symbolizes the dawn and glow of life.

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Reading books outdoors…..

Have you ever heard of an outdoor bookstore? It is The Bart’s Books in Ojai, CaliforniaBart’s bookstore in Ojaj

” A great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty” -Pablo Neruda

” Just take a seat and ponder on all the choices of books

And of course there is the cat who is observing what’s going on , especially at the register

” Reading is the sole means by which we slip involuntarily often helplessly , into another skin, another’s voice , another’s soul ” -by Carol Oates

” To learn to read a book is to light a fire, every syllable that is spelled out is a spark” – by Victor Hugo

Enjoy what you see and what you like to read.

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India is delicious…..

Every corner in any city, there is always offered fresh vegetables from the farmers crops

Food stalls preparing delicious meals and sweetness

Fresh brewed Chai

Fresh herbs

Sugar canes crushed for a delicious drink with lemon

Fresh food vendors all over the places

In Udaipur, one of my favorite places in India, I took a cooking class for Indian food ( which is by the way my most favorite of all) She had been so passionate to share her recipes.

As many ingredients are making a great Indian meal

Enjoy what you see.
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The other side of the fence….

… peaking over the fence at my friends neighbors garden, capturing their blooming roses and such….

” The beauty of nature is reveling it self in silence” ,,,,

…..”and that silence speaks to our soul”

” May we all effected by the beauty of nature “

And find peace within our selves and the world

Enjoy what you see and what you feel

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Buddha in my studio

” What you think, you become. What you feel you attract. What you imagine you create.” Buddha

“I am in competition with NO One , I have no desire to play the game of being better with any one. I am simply trying to be better that the person I was yesterday, Forgive others , not because they deserve it, but because you deserve peaceBuddha

” The less things you have to take care of. That leaves time for the important things you need to care for“- Buddha

” When the mind is pure , joy follows like a shadow that never leaves “
– Buddha

Enjoy what you see here and what you feel
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” The road to travel on”….

A quote by the well known American writer Jack Kerouac
The Pacific Coast at Big Sur
Rock sculptures at Morrow Bay
The Forest Elfin Park, little oak trees

Point Lobos hike at the California Coast

Seals in their habitat, roaring to each other

Cormorant birds on their own place at Point Lobos. called China cove

” The sound of silence# the waves coming to the shore , reminded me of the song of Simon & Garfunkelhttp://the sound of silence of Simon and Garfunkel

The Ultimate of All is the beauty of the Nature. Enjoy what you see

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The beauty of the fog rolling in

Travelling up the coast of California, at certain times the fog was rolling in

There is a very well known mystery about this coasts fog

It is like a Zen moment

Fog is like a soothing blanket over nature

It just reveals a different beauty and silence

Take a seat , relax and enjoy
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An abundance of flowers….

Which I captured on my recent trip up the coast of California at the River’s Inn

The beauty of Dahlias

If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it , its your world for a moment” – Georgia O”Keefe
Forget me not flower
The Scabiosa flower

Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the word – by Ralph Waldo Emmerson
Hollyhocks

” Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun” – Kahlil Gibran

” Gratitude is the perfect flower” – by Meister Eckhard

Enjoy what you see

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A few captures of the Beauty of Magnolia blossoms

I couldn’t decide between black and white, and color so I posted both

Enjoy what you see.
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Butterflies captured in a butterfly house, Palos Verdes, California

A butterfly is a symbol of happiness and good luck to follow you in the future


I recently went to the Butterfly House in Palos Verdes , California

This is the chrysalis , before it hatches to a butterfly
The food station of grapefruits

The blue morphus before opening it’s wings
Here it is in all its beauty unfolded. They are really hard to captured since they move so quickly

The most common is the Monarch butterfly

Butterflies also symbolize spiritual growth and wisdom .
They landed on my hat, arms and even on my camera, so I guess I got lots of wisdom from this mesmerizing visit. Enjoy what you see

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The woods and their beauty..

A few weeks ago I travelled up the beautiful coast of the Highway Number One in California

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