Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Buddhist Earth: Sacred Places/Sacred Work Exhibit Opening
On May 30th, Buddhist Earth: Sacred Places/Sacred Work opened at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, California. The exhibition, which runs through August 1st, features ancient Tibetan, Burmese and Khmer temples and landscapes by photographer Kenneth Parker.
At the opening, three High Tibetan Lamas – Lama Tharchin Rinpoche, Khenpo Orgyen Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Sonam Tsering - from a Buddhist temple in Santa Cruz performed a blessing on the work and the center.
Afterwards, a private reception was held in the Carmel home of Michael & Jeanne Adams. Photographers from the Monterey community, collectors, patrons, family and their new Buddhist friends enjoyed each other's company while celebrating the graciousness and positive energy of art, friendship, love and beauty.