Mind Moons Mirror

Ink on cotton paper.
Handscroll
Title panel: 35 x 93.8 cm
Painting: 38 x 538 cm
Autumn 2011

Title Panel:

Mind moons mirror.
A Handscroll mirroring the verse of monk Saigyo eight centuries later.  Inscribed by the Master of the Water Pine and Stone Retreat in the clear autumn of 2011, Hong Kong.
With three seals of the artist: With three seals of the artist, 水松石山房 Shuisongshi shanfang (‘TheWater, Pine and Stone Retreat’), 攜杖老人 Xiezhang laoren (‘The old man who carries the staff’) and人磨墨墨磨人 Renmomo momoren (‘Man grinds the ink; ink grinds the man’)

Painting:
In the mountain’s deep places the moon of the mind in light serene.  Moon mirrors all things everywhere.  Moon mirrors mind. Englightenment.

With three seals of the artist: 水松石山房 Shuisongshi shanfang  (‘TheWater, Pine and Stone Retreat’),人磨墨墨磨人 Renmomo momoren (‘Man grinds the ink; ink grinds the man’), and 无爲Wuwei (‘Without action’).