Two words best describe Gordon Park’s life…groundbreakingand inspirational.
Parks was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine. In the 1950s, Parks worked as a consultant on various Hollywood productions and later directed a series of documentaries commissioned by National Educational Television on black ghetto life. Beginning…Continue
Gatha is a Sanskrit term meaning "verse" or "hymn". In Buddhist literature it is used to designate the versified portion of the sutras. Chinese scholars have adopted this word for their Versified
compositions, which are known as chieh, an abbreviation of chieh-t'o, or as chieh-sang,
which is the combination of the Sanskrit and the Chinese. The gathas
collected here are not exclusively those of the Zen sect;…