Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Carp Jumping Over Dragon Gate (鲤鱼跃龙门)

Everyone loves legends and stories, so do I.

Have you heard about "Carp Jumping Over Dragon Gate  (鲤鱼跃龙门)" then?

Well, today, I will share with you about this interesting Chinese mythology.

Dragons and fish are very much well-loved by the Chinese as dragons signify power, wisdom, strength, and hidden knowledge and fish signifies abundance and affluence. And for crap to be able to jump over dragon gate, what does that mean?

Image credit: 米秋

Carp can be the transformation of dragons and they do have the opportunities to do so! However, it would not be so easy to achieve as they will need to overcome a huge challenge. The challenge came in the form of the Dragon Gate, which was on the top of a waterfall cascading from a legendary mountain. And if any of them managed to do so, they would be instantly transformed into dragons and flew towards the sky!

Just imagine yourself as a carp. Will you give up upon the thought of swimming upstream against the strong current or a couple of failures, thus giving up your biggest dream? And even if you manage to swim upstream and am in front of the dragon gate, will you have enough strength and courage left to make that final leap?

Well, "carp (not crap) jumping over dragon gate" is the Chinese cultural symbol for courage, perseverance, and accomplishment. It used to be an expression to describe one's success in passing the extremely difficult imperial examinations. We do not have imperial examinations now, but we are given tests and examinations in our lives. 

Would you like to be like the carp that magically becomes the dragon in the sky or the carp who is contented swimming in the river? Would you want overcome the obstacles in your life and unleash your full potential this lifetime or you do not mind being a pushover by challenges in life?

Lotus On Water Gallery has an awesome piece of jadeite pendant which I am wearing now and it is known as Heaven and Earth Taiji Fish Jadeite Pendant / Double Fish Jadeite Pendant. It is actually 2 pieces of jadeite that come together and form the shape of Yin and Yang.

I personally think the philosophy of yin and yang, together with this "carp jumping over dragon gate" expression (and of course, the beauty of the pendant) suits me and calls out to me, as if it is the answer to the question of "Why are you here?" from Mr Kan.

Don't hesitate anymore, we are in the Phase 2  (Heightened Alert) of this pandemic. Do something for yourself and your family. Connect with Lotus on Water today.

Because you are worth being that dragon in your life. 

#lotusonwater #lotusgallery #huat #heavenandearthtaijifish #doublefish #jadeite #jadependant #benefactors #relationship #lifeenhancement #huatareyouwaitingfor #fengshui #bazi


Why Are You Here? - Part III

 Today is exactly 8 months and 12 days after I wore my pendant last September. I personally feel it may just be the right time to share the happenings so far and more on my pendant.

I was talking about how I felt more positive and at peace despite moving into a room in office where the fengshui was really terrible. Things did not just end there. The business situation was very tense for my company last year as there were so much uncertainties in the services we provided even though the entire company stayed very focused and pushed in delivering results.

It was obvious that the results delivered by the sales were less than expectation and this drove the upper management and directors crazy (they were definitely very stressed as well). So crazy that they started to implement a 7-day working week and of course, those who stood up against this were told off rudely. Some left, some stayed.

I went ahead and put in that extra effort to report every 2 hourly on top of the daily tasks even on weekends without complaints. Thinking back, I really have to give myself a pat on the shoulder for pushing on during that period of time. Anyway, back to the work, apparently there was a day which I had to rush some last minute presentation for my CEO which I only got to finish just right before midnight. What I did not expect was the kind of reaction from my direct boss the very next day. 

She called everyone into the meeting room and asked me to dial in immediately from home. Once I got into the meeting, I got dressed down mercilessly in front of the entire team because my report was delayed the day before on the 2-hourly deadline . I was shocked and stunned by the screaming while being apologetic as I knew I was at fault even though I was told to do up the presentation asap. 

In the past, I would have just kept quiet and let it go and tried finding reasons for the other party. Instead, after the call, I calmed down after feeling upset and told myself that I had to let the bosses know my thoughts while acknowledging my fault and apologizing. So, I drafted a note to her and the bosses (but not including the entire team as it would not do my direct boss any good) to share how I felt, why that delay etc. Yes, it was a small matter but somehow, I just felt that I needed to voice out

I am always the nice lady whom some may take advantage of my soft-heartedness and kindness. The bosses were shocked that I voiced it out objectively and the CEO called me immediately and requested to have a chat with me the next day.

Until today, I do not know what my CEO said to my direct boss after the meet-up but I know from that day onwards, my direct boss has toned down a lot not only on me, but also on the rest of the team too. And of cos, I think words get around and the relationships within the 2 departments get even better on the ground level.

My voicing out of my thoughts have perhaps "saved" me and the rest of the team. And no, after wearing the pendant, I do not become more aggressive (haha). Instead, I gain more popularity and foster better relationships with more people. The original me is still there but my mindset and aura and everything seems to be better!

So, your next question should be, "So, why should I get this instead of the rest and who will be suitable to wear the pendant (Heaven and Earth Taiji Fish / Lotus Double Fish jadeite pendant) that you are wearing?"


Well, if you are someone who prefers a pendant with unique design (the craving is in the shape of Yin and Yang to help balance and prosper everything in the life of the lucky owner) + interesting story (I will leave it to the next article on carp jumping over dragon gate) and are looking for an upgraded version of overall enhancement in all aspects of life (especially in relationship, benefactors, then YOU should look at this.

As for whether or not you are suitable to wear this, I will leave to the experts at Lotus on Water Gallery to share with you after having a look into your chart to advise you what is more suitable for you based on your bazi AND what you are looking for as well.

I sincerely hope to see you there one day and urge you to take action now. The longer you wait to start your journey with Lotus, the more regret you will have.

#lotusonwater #lotusgallery #huat #heavenandearthtaijifish #doublefish #jadeite #jadependant #benefactors #relationship #lifeenhancement #huatareyouwaitingfor #fengshui #bazi


云大师于巴塞罗那米拉之家“富贵高雅的舞蹈”画展上致辞

 王子殿下、

尊敬的外交使节、

尊贵的嘉宾:

 

巴塞罗那有许多让人印象深刻且启发人心之处。

 

其中之一便是我们的所在之处,巴塞罗那之子安东尼·高迪的杰作——米拉之家。

 


另一个是克里斯托弗·哥伦布。他的雕像竖立在巴塞罗那兰布拉大道的尽头。

 

还有一人比哥伦布更启发人心,那就是西班牙的伊莎贝拉女王。

 

为使哥伦布的远航得以成行,伊莎贝拉女王出售了皇冠上的宝石。值得佩服的是,哥伦布根本不是西班牙人。

 

史学家经常称哥伦布为发现新大陆之人,但这句话其实有待商榷。因为世界早就存在了,谁能说这是新大陆,那是旧大陆。

 

无论如何,我们可以肯定两个世界相遇之时,产生了更强大的世界。

 


这是两个世界相遇时必然发生之事。

 

今晚,两个世界又再次相遇。视觉艺术与建筑相遇。 吴哥窟古典芭蕾与西班牙弗拉门戈舞相遇。 亚洲风水与西方基督教信仰相遇。

 

不同的世界能在伊莎贝拉女王在位之时相遇,绝非偶然。伊莎贝拉女王的勇气、远见、胸襟,以及愿意为创造更伟大世界而付出的奉献精神,不断鼓舞着我们。

 

有人问我为什么在风水画中注入那么多只孔雀?我很爱动物吗?其实,我不想当动物园管理员。

 


我笔下的孔雀象征的是伊莎贝拉女王、克里斯托弗·哥伦布和安东尼奥·高迪等伟人,他们如何凭借自身的财富、高雅和能力,让梦想成真。

 

今夜,就让我们高声欢庆,富贵高雅的舞蹈!

 


——云龙子大师,2019927

(译)

Sunday, May 9, 2021

邓文章先生谈云大师的气魄 | Mr Teng Wen Chang on Master Yun's Spirit and Vision

 
 
新加坡是一個美丽,政治安定,生活富足,人才齊聚的国家,昨日出席雲龍子大师及庄杰老师的藝術展及音乐会,深有所感!
 
庄杰老师一位由中国移民在新加坡的国际知名男高音,拥有北京歌剧研究院歌剧表演硕士,曾获国际音乐大赛金狮金奖及国际各项声乐比赛大獎!在这場演出中,展观了大师超人的聲乐魅力!现场观众無不深感震憾及满足欣赏。
 
 
雲龍子書画作品,有坚实的传统中、西画基础,及運用了当代艺术表现手法,也将書、画融和创作当代艺术形象,观赏及收藏均有种喜悦富贵之感!曾荣获国际艺术成就獎及华人楷模,大师气魄,長城画展惊艳中外,無人能及,也令我非常叹服!
 
新加坡在经济发展取得国际骄人的成就地位,政治稳定,人民生活美滿,感谢政府的英明领导,前人种树,后人享福,不断学習精進广纳国际各界人才,為国家奉献努力!
 
作为新加坡人当惜之,团结和谐,再创輝惶! 🌷😊  
 
——新加坡国际文化艺术联合会主席邓文章先生
 
 
Politically stable and beautiful, Singapore is a country that talents flock to and where citizens lead a satisfying life. These thoughts came to my mind after attending Master Yun Long Zi’s and Mr Zhuang Jie’s art exhibition and concert.
 
An internationally renowned tenor, Mr Zhuang Jie is an immigrant from China with a master’s degree from the Peking University’s Academy of Opera. A winner of numerous awards, he clinched the top award in the 8th Singapore Golden Lion International Music Arts Competition. Mr Zhuang put up an exemplary performance exhibiting the lure of his vocals. Everyone in the audience was deeply impressed and satisfied.
 
 
Master Yun Long Zi’s art is firmly rooted in the traditions of East and West, whilst employing contemporary art techniques. Marrying ink and calligraphy, Master Yun’s contemporary artworks bring joy and prosperity to whoever owns it, whether as an investment or purely to appreciate its artistic beauty! A recipient of the International Art Achievement Award and the Chinese Model Award, Master Yun held a marvellous exhibition at the Great Wall of China that made waves internationally. I am truly impressed!
 
Singapore’s outstanding economic achievements, political stability and fruitful lives of its people, are made possible by the wise leadership of the government. As the saying goes, “one generation plants the trees, the next generation enjoys the shade”. This country unfailingly welcomes talents from around the world to contribute to its growth!
 

Singaporeans should cherish this, and join hands to bring the nation to greater heights! 🌷😊
 
Mr Teng Wen Chang
Chairman
International Culture and Art (Singapore) Federation

Thursday, May 6, 2021

让云龙子旺财馆照顾您的旺财之路


            当您在云龙子旺财馆请了第一枚旺财翡翠后,您便成为了云龙子旺财馆尊贵的顾客。云龙子旺财馆将会帮助您踏上旺财之路。

            如果您是云龙旺财馆的新客人,您一定要认识云龙子旺财馆的领部了。您一定要上领部的Module A 课程。

            那什么是领部?什么是Module A? Module A 是由谁来讲解的呢?


领部和 Module A

            领部 (LEAD TEAM) 的“领”就是带领的意思,所以领部就是专门带领新顾客融入云龙子旺财馆这个旺财大家庭的一组成员。领部的成员就是云龙子旺财馆的追随者。他们会为新客人讲解Module A课程。


            那为什么他们要跟客人上课呢?课堂上会讲些什么呢?为什么会有不领薪水的追随者愿意来组织领部,并自愿帮忙云龙子旺财馆照顾客人呢了?没错,就是“照顾”。云龙子旺财馆尊贵的顾客,就是领部成员的好朋友了。因此,领部成员当然就要照顾他们的新朋友了。他们将会教导您怎样戴着旺财宝物走向旺财之路。


            这些追随者都是这里的顾客,大家曾经是新客人。他们已经旺了,并愿意跟大家分享他们的旺财经验。他们教导大家怎样照顾您刚请来的宝物。


           
            云龙子旺财馆是不会让新顾客请了他们的第一样旺财翡翠后,就不理会他们的。您请了旺财宝物后,就赶快报名上Module A 的课程,并认识领部的成员吧!除了云龙子旺财馆,还有哪一间风水馆和风水师傅会这么用心地照顾您呢?


            
            Module A课程是由云龙之子旺财馆为您开办,并由领部成员为您讲解的。领部的课程与活动是要让顾客融入这个旺财的大家庭,并了解云龙子旺财馆的翡翠和其它的旺财宝物。


            每周的Module A课程,领部都会请一位特别嘉宾来向顾客分享他加入云龙子旺财馆的过程和他的旺财之路。同时,领部成员也会教导顾客怎样戴、照顾和保养他们的翡翠。成员还会教导顾客如何点香拜馆,并带领着他们去 拜馆。


           更重要的是,要怎样很好的发挥您的旺财宝物的功效,才能够旺财呢?是要进行冥思吗?冥思是怎样进行的呢?如果您想增加旺财宝物的能量,应该怎么做呢?如果您有任何疑问,领部成员还会一一为您解答。大家认识后,就是朋友,所以还可以相约到馆喝茶聊天,并在初一十五和特别的节日时,一起来馆里点香。


            说到这里,想必现在不只是新客人想要上Module A和认识领部成员,就连加入旺财馆多年的顾客,也想上Module A了吧!不要犹豫了,只要您没上过Module A课程, 云龙子旺财馆欢迎您前来上课。每周的Module A名额有限,请尽快联络Mr Cola 8137 8024 报名上课!

课程: Module A 
日期:每逢星期六
时间:3.30pm
  1. 嘉宾分享 (Guest sharing of testimonial)
  2. 3保证5不 (3Guarantees & 5Dont's)
  3. 怎样戴翡翠牌 (Wearing)
  4. 怎样照顾翡翠牌 (Caring)
  5. 怎样加强翡翠牌的能量 (Increasing Power)
  6. 怎样冥思 (Meditation)
  7. 拜馆 (Praying)

-- Amanda, 2021年 5月6日

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

茶道

茶道


三月二十八日

        简董为云龙子旺财馆的顾客介绍了富存茶,并亲自讲解与示范泡茶的艺术——茶道。


  简董正在讲解茶道

        听了简董讲解茶道后,我才领悟到要泡一壶好茶并不是那么简单地把水倒入放着茶叶的茶壶里而已。要泡一壶好茶,是非常讲究的,而且泡茶的步骤也非常有意思。茶道是风水上的阴阳。茶道是一种冥思的方式,要在好的地方泡茶,不能在九宫飞星里的五黄和二黑的地方泡茶冥思。

        为了让大家可以有更深的认识,我收集了一些资料与大家分享。

 什么是茶道?
        茶道,是一种以茶为媒的生活礼仪,是修身养性的一种方式。茶道通过沏茶、赏茶、闻茶、饮茶、增进友谊,美心修德,学习礼法,领略传统美德。
        
喝茶的好处?
          喝茶能静心、静神,有助于陶冶情操、去除杂念。

什么是茶道精神?为什么茶道跟风水文化有关系呢? 为什么茶道也是一种冥思的方式呢?

        世间万物皆有“道”。老子在《道德经》中说:“道生一,一生二,二生三,三生万物”,把“道”说成包容万物,无处不在,博大精深,生生不已的有形与无形之间的现象。中国的茶道精神就包含了“和”、“静”、“怡”、“真”。

       “和”是中国茶道哲学思想的核心,“静”是中国茶道修习的必由途径,“怡”是中国茶道的独特享受,“真”是中国茶道的终极追求。
        
        “和”意味着天和、地和、人和,是宇宙万物的有机统一与和谐,产生天人合一之后的和谐。煮茶的过程就有“金、木、水、火、土”五行相生相克、并达到和谐平衡的过程。风炉的制造材料是铁,从“金”;煮茶燃烧的是木炭,从“木”;风炉上煮的茶汤,从“水”;风炉放置在地上,从“土”;木炭燃烧,从“火”。因此,茶道与风水息息相关。

        “静”是中国茶道修身养性、追求自我的必由途径。淡淡的茶汤让大家品味人生真谛。茶事活动让大家发现自己的真心,也见到自己本来的真性。通过小小的茶壶去领悟宇宙的奥秘。通过茶道锻炼了人格,也超越了自我。

        “怡”,就是愉快之意。文人学士饮茶,重在吟诗作对,修身养性,寄托情怀,并交朋结友。 佛家饮茶,重在“茶之德”,利用茶来提神,辅助参禅悟道。道家饮茶,重在“茶之功”,利用茶叶的药用价值,增强体质,延年益寿,最后羽化成仙。

        “真”,的意思是真理、真性、真诚,是中国茶道的终极追求。“真理”就是在品茶中领悟出“道”,得到精神的升华。“真性”是在品茶中表露出真正的自我,无拘无束,任由思想海阔天空。“真诚”是指在品茶中坦诚相见,交流感情,沟通思想,理解对方。

        通过茶道精神“和”、“静”、“怡”和“真”,就是冥思的一种方式。
   
如何泡茶?
        泡茶是一门艺术,颇有一番情趣。泡茶是茶道的一部分。通过泡茶,才能够品茶和赏茶,并且表现出茶道精神里的“和”、“静”、“怡”和“真”。

泡茶步骤:

一、候汤选具(备具)
冲泡茶时,茶具需备好,同时要把水烧开(必须用沸水,即刚滚开的水为宜)

这里用的是紫砂茶壶

紫砂壶印有“云龙子”三字

二、礼宾献茶(行礼)
拿出8至9克的普洱茶,示以宾客,让宾客闻茶香。

         云龙子旺财馆的富存茶


三、白鹤沐浴(温洗茶壶、茶杯)
水烧开后,要把沸水冲入紫砂壶,以便暖壶。茶壶盖上、茶杯淋洗一遍,这样即卫生又能加温。

四、普洱入宫(投茶)
将紫砂壶里的水倒掉后,将8至9克茶叶放入紫砂壶。

五、悬壶高冲(洗茶)
把烧开的水提高冲入茶壶,把紫砂壶中的茶叶冲烫一遍,然后盖上茶壶几秒钟。接下来,将茶壶里的水倒掉。这步骤是清洗茶叶上的灰尘,是不可以喝的。
      
六、醒茶开颜(润茶)
过后,将再沸水自高处倒入茶壶,使茶叶转动,使茶壶里的普洱茶茶香更加纯正。

七、关羽巡城(倒茶)
把泡一,二分钟后的茶水依次巡回注入并列的茶杯里。

八、韩信点兵(点茶)
茶水倒到少许时要一点一点均匀地滴到各茶杯里。

九、鉴尝汤色 (看茶)
示意宾客观赏茶杯中普洱茶的颜色

十、闻辨真香(闻茶)
闻普洱茶特有的香味。

十一、过喉探玄(喝茶)
饮茶时,体会普洱茶独特的茶味。



子部小朋友们也来学习茶道

        云龙子旺财馆有着独一无二的富存茶。了解了茶道后,您是不是也想带家人与朋友们一起来旺财馆亲身体验泡茶的艺术,并享用这独特的富存茶呢?


-- Amanda, 2021年 4月28日





“喝富贵,存富贵”

“喝富贵,存富贵”

        云龙子旺财馆给顾客享用的是富存茶。富存茶的原料是老树大叶普洱。老树普洱不是人工栽种的台地茶,而是生长了几十年至上百年,吸收了天地精华的大普洱茶树普洱茶,但是这普洱茶叶可不是普通的普洱茶叶。

        来到云龙子旺财馆,怎么可以只是喝普通的普洱茶呢?为什么这来自老树大叶普洱的普洱茶会叫做“富存茶”呢? 单看“富存”这两个字的意思,是把富贵存起来吗?为什么喝茶,也能存富贵呢?

        原来制成熟茶茶饼之后,富存茶与沉香檀香一起储放。一边让干燥的茶饼吸收沉香檀香里头多余的水份,帮助沉香檀香更加快速地发酵,一边容许沉香檀香里的旺财气息,渗入并留存在茶饼里头,所以叫富存茶。

        这样说来,当大家喝富存茶时,不就是把沉香和檀香的旺财气息给喝进去,把富贵给存在自己的身上吗?



诚意

        在云龙子旺财馆喝茶,跟在普通的茶馆和在自己的家喝有什么不同呢?有位顾客就这么认为,在这里喝茶,就是喝富有诚意的茶。单看这富存茶的原料,再了解到茶叶已渗入沉香檀香的旺财气息,这不就是云龙子旺财馆的诚意吗?

        当然喝富存茶,要来云龙子旺财馆喝。正规品尝真正的好茶———富存茶,除了要讲究好的茶叶、好的泡茶功夫,也很讲究好的环境。云龙子旺财馆就富有这样些条件了。云大师让顾客在这么富有文化气息、旺财气息和正能量的地方喝富存茶,并能够带志同道合的朋友来一起品茶,这就是云龙子旺财馆对顾客的诚意了。



—— Amanda , 2021年 4月28日

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

 FINALE - PART 3 OF THE CONCERT & BLOG,
<<RHYTHM OF THE GREAT WALL, THE SOUND OF ARTS>> 

Doing up this blog a little quicker this time round just before school, so what are we talking about in this final part here? As mentioned in the title, we will be talking about the FINALE of that night, some extra memorable KEY POINTS and too some special guests list! 

So what should we begin with? A little heavy on content today but let's do it one by one! 

Let's start with what I found was memorable that day, I must say the whole event itself was really memorable but MOST memorable was hearing the shouting of ENCORE! With that, Tenor Zhuang Jie sang multiple other songs, and what impacted most was actually the song "In The Water Side", a modern classical which is renowned by many generations, not just one generation but multiple generations. If you are interested in this, you can surely check out Lotus On Water Facebook page whereby we have a short clip of it in fusion with Master Yun's fengshui paintings.

Next, let's move on to some special guests that attended this grand concert, some specific ones of course!! Starting with the VVIP zone where Master Yun is, we have......

- Mr Anthony Chaumuzeau, Counsellor for Culture, Education and Science, of the French Embassy

- Mr Jorge Garcia, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Peru in Singapore.

- 肖江华先生, 中国文化中心主任

- 何伟山先生, 新加坡华乐团行政总监

- 叶聪先生, 新加坡华乐团音乐总监

- Mr Marcel Bertaud, Director of Laurent-Perriers for Asia 

On the other hand, we will be showcasing VIPs from Mr Kan, Cola sides.

- 范敏范董, 携程网联合创始人

- 李小东李董, 东海集团的董事长及联合创始人

- 张涛张董, 大众点评CEO与创始人

- 胡猛胡董, 凤和集团的创始人

- 雷鸣雷董, 百度七剑客之一, 酷我创始人 

Not just these, there are also many many other very important guests and clients from Lotus On Water such as the CEO of the largest Solar company and also not forgetting our LOTUS FOLLOWERS!! Shall place some nicely taken photos down below!!



I will also briefly mention about some of the charming paintings that was displayed at SCO but maybe if you did not pay close enough attention, you would have missed it. 

1. Proudly Tasteful


2. Fan Up Prosperity Courageously


3. Criss Crossing of Gold and Silver


Don't wonder why I did not put the Thoughts Of Paintings here, it was fully INTENTIONAL. If you are curious about these paintings, you can checkout masteryunart.com where Master Yun places his Thoughts Of Paintings.


And the last song for the day goes to Libiamo ne'lieti calici sang by all the performers, ending off the concert with a surprise. I must say it was a great performance and Master Yun ought to be the first to fuse these arts together, visually and auditorily, while at the same time raising the values of both culture and arts, a truly noble act which only Master Yun could achieve.

Siah Siang Woo, 13/4/2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

 THE FINAL PART OF PART 2,(d) OF THAT EXCITING NIGHT,<<RHYTHM OF THE GREAT WALL, THE SOUND OF ARTS>>

We are currently down to the last 5 songs and paintings to talk about! Let's just finish it in this blog and perhaps in the next blog, I would end off with some EXCITEMENT! For example, who are the guests that appeared that day and also why that night was that special! In fact, reading our blogs is actually a way to show the beauty of Master Yun's art paintings and the true value it portrays. 

However, today not just the 5 songs but I will be talking about one of our KEY personnels, Kunhua! A really wonderful radio DJ from YES 933, bilingually fluent and speaks with great confidence, illustrating the BEAUTY and VALUE of the fusion between Master Yun's fengshui paintings and Tenor Zhuang Jie singing.

Without further ado, let's hop into our 1st song of this blog and also the 9th song of this event! It's a little interesting this time round, as we all know, Master Yun's paintings are really special, under daylight it portrays a mixture of REAL GOLD and SILVER, shiny and glamorous. However, under ultraviolet light, it looks like stars in the galaxy, and some even has special effects, for instance a chinese wording is shown, did you see it?

Hence, with all these, we will be introducing two songs, The Wisteria and The Mighty River Flows East. One of which from a Chinese Opera, Mourning. The other is then from the Song Dynasty. However, how can we miss the Thoughts On Paintings? Let's take a look at this painting, one of everyone's favorite - " Birth and Rebirth of Prosperous Life".


画中有思
THOUGHTS ON PAINTINGS

此画在荧光下
Under the UV light

像有个人从蚌壳里(孔雀身上)
A man is taking out from the seashell (the peacock body)

取出灵丹如珍珠
An elixir like pearls

把人生都亮得长寿富贵
To light up his universe into longevity and prosperity.

Let's jump into song 11 and this song covered 2 paintings!
No 11: Panis Angelicus 
Panis angelicus (Latin for "Bread of Angels" or "Angelic Bread") is the penultimate strophe of the hymn "Sacris Solemnnis" written by Saint Thomas Aquinas for the feast of Corpus Christi as part of a complete liturgy of the feast, including prayers for the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours.


What are the fascinating paintings which matches this dazzling song? One of it being sang in the last of Zhuang Jie Sunday LIVE, the "Season Of Sowing And Harvest". And the other being "Golden Sky". Two fantastic paintings involving the elegance of both peacock embraced the paintings, not just that, Master Yun's fengshui paintings are even being collected by the Director of Lourve Art Museum. Let's just display the paintings and the Thoughts On Paintings!
First, "Season Of Sowing And Harvesting".


画中有思
THOUGHTS ON PAINTINGS

荧光中的翎眼像洒下的禾种
The peacock eyes look like sowing seeds in the UV light

日光中的翎毛像可收割的金黄稻穗
The peacock feathers look like golden rice ripe for harvest in the daylight

夜里的心愿如种
The wishes are seeds at night

天白可收割
To become rich harvest when the day is bright

Next, " Golden Sky ".


画中有思
THOUGHTS ON PAINTINGS

荧光下,
左方是盘旋而上的龙身
Under UV light, the left side looks like a huge long dragon twisting body rising up

上方正中是个正面的金龙
On top of the painting is a golden dragon facing front

金龙旁边有个侧面的凤凰
Next to the dragon is a Phoenix

闪光下,
右方的两朵金团是皇帝
插在状元头上的御赐金花
Under the spot light , the right side is two lumps of gold petals. Looks like the imperial golden flowers the emperors in the past would pierce onto the hat of the top scorer of imperial examination

正中有枚戒指
In the center,
some see a ring

有者称之为右脑开放
Some call it the activation of the right brain

有者称之为第三眼开了
Some say the third eye is opened

有者称之为赏物之冥思,
如同观赏水晶球一样
Some call it meditation by contemplation, like when you are looking into the crystal ball

无论如何称谓,
上天总把秘密启示与如孩童般睁开的心眼
Whatever you call it, the universe always reveal secrets to those with the open childlike eyes in their hearts

No 12: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
A German song, in English, Yours Is My Heart Alone. Written in D-flat major, Lehár had composed parts of the song already in 1923 when the original version of the operetta premiered under the title Die gelbe Jacke (The Yellow Jacket). When Löhner-Beda re-arranged the operetta, he moved Prince Sou-Chong's passage from act 1 to act 2. With new lyrics, it has possibly become Lehár's most famous single song, popularised by Tauber, who sang it at almost every recital he gave, often as an encore. With Tauber's emigration to London in 1938, it became popular also in the English-speaking world with lyrics by Harry B.Smith, which had originally been written in 1931, and went on to become a staple of light music repertoire for tenor voice. It became a standard and has been covered by artists from other genres, like jazz, swing, big band, and pop music.



And the painting is no other than a mixture of colors, yellow with white and a little complementary blue and green. One of the starting few Master Yun's paintings, the "Golden And Silver Wishes". 


画中有思
THOUGHTS ON PAINTINGS

有人喜欢我这幅画
因为鹤头(至颈项)像似英文字母S
Someone say they like this painting because the head of the crane looks like S

S即$$$$!
S for $$$$!

好有创意!
Creative!

艺术、生意、赚钱,
都得有灵感与创意!
Art、business or money making needs inspiration and creativity!


Let's end the blog here! I will be talking about the Finale song and also the paintings that were displayed at SCO, so if you have been following up with these EVENT BLOGS, then be sure to catch me next week! Not jus event blogs, but looking ahead, I will be sharing my internship experience and the true value of why you should join Lotus On Water, the #LOTUSFAMILY. And importantly, be sure to also look forward to our LIVE program blogs, if you are not part of us yet, what are you waiting for? JOIN US NOW! Drop Cola a text at 8137 8024 or leave your enquiry on our Facebook page, Lotus On Water.

- Siah Siang Woo, 12/4/2021