On The Path to Freedom
Is it necessary for us to always comprehend phenomena from a
different perspective from that of our experience?
The heart of the matter is what your choice is between picking
it up and pushing it away from you.
And is it possible for us to abolish all the differences in the
world relying upon the power of our thought, with its many limitations,
in order to bring equality into being?
If I draw a line out of millions of lines in my heart, that is
reasonable enough as a presentation.
There is a difference between thought and its expression.
To design shapes as I see fit with a strong will, and without
any fear and conflict in my heart, results in shapes that always
lead me to confront the unknown.
The creation of shapes, colors or shades in my paintings arises
from certain rules from my experience.
All the reasons coming from my Buddhist conception make the symbols
that appear in my work remain to a large extent founded upon
I have kept watch on myself countless times. When the summer
of 2002 arrived, I have realized that there are certain rules
I have to accept. Of course, these cannot be seen from a superficial
For what purpose do artists create works of art, and there a
buming faith in their hearts? Money, fame, pressure, love, tension,
conflict, autonomy, fear, desire, or ambition, can these be described
Please back away from right and wrong for a moment and reflect
as you like in silence. I am not leading you to any magical wonders
in my artistic pieces.
As for me, art has taught me of the greatness of others, and
in the same instance has told me to be aware of the sacred faith
that must live on continuously upon the path of life and the
path of freedom
And what about you?
Rum Peng, Chiang Mai