• Temple Detail: Belur, Western Karnataka, India

  • Huilua Fish Pond, Kahana Bay, O’ahu, Hawai’i

    Huilua was a kuapa type of fishpond. The 500-foot long rock wall is attached to the shoreline and encircles the ocean waters of Kahana Bay. The wall is built of rocks carried to the shoreline from the streambeds and valley slopes of Kahana. No mortar was used, but with the careful locking of the stones, …

  • Lingam & Yoni, Angkor (Illuminated)

      The original photo is the lingam & yoni framed in the light and darkness.  It was shot in color, and the bit of color from a Buddha or woman–who can tell–adds a drop of color to the picture.  The second digitally altered picture is adjusted for maximum contrast.  It allows you to “see inside” …

  • Leina A Ka`uhane, Jumping Off Point at Ka’ena Point, Oahu

      Ka`ena Point, the westernmost point on O`ahu, is the site of one of the last intact dune ecosystems in the main Hawaiian Islands. Here, beyond the end of the busy roads of O`ahu, is an area known since ancient times as leina a ka`uhane, the leaping place of souls, where the spirits of the …