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Wednesday Oct 10, 2007
Dig Deep and Prosper
Remember, to create without motive, without concern for an audience is liberation, which is a decision each artist must make.
Art for arts sake, however, isn’t born to compete; it is born for no other reason than to be here now, which is its material destiny, the goal of the yogi, and the nature of Buddha, a prince who became an ascetic and found that the middle path—the path between extremes—was the way to Nirvana.
Buddha’s farewell admonition to his students (relevant to all artists) was: “Be lamps unto yourselves, and strive unremittingly.”