Miksang is a Tibetan word that translates as "Good Eye". The Miksang school of contemplative photography brings together the art of photography and the discipline of meditation.

Meditation refers to the state of being awake: the awareness which allows us to connect with the full reality of our being. It also refers to practices which enable us to cultivate that state of being: ones that allow us to synchronize our minds and our bodies.

Contemplative photography is such a practice and it specifically aims to synchronize our minds and our eyes. When eye and mind are in the same place, the moment by moment vividness of the visual world manifests and is appreciated fully. This manifestation is a spontaneous flash of perception: the ordinary magic of the phenomenal world. 

When one connects with pure perception, there is no struggle in making heartfelt and brilliant photos that recollect the inherent openness and fundamental goodness of our being.

These moments of pure perception and appreciation happen all the time but we often ignore and devalue them. However, it is possible to learn to recognize and cultivate these moments!