Miksang is a Tibetan word meaning "good eye." It represents a form of contemplative photography based on the Dharma Art teachings of Chögyam Trungpa, in which the eye is in synchronisation with the contemplative mind. The result of this particular perception of the world, combined with photography, produces a peculiar and open way of seeing the world. Miksang pictures tend to[who?] bring the observer back into the original contemplation state of the author of the picture. The pictures can bring one back to a purer perception of reality that is often neglected. Miksang involves nothing fancy, no special setup; only a visual capture, in the proper state of mind, of everyday's reality.
- Midal (2004) p.272n6
- Midal, Fabrice (2004) Chögyam Trungpa: His Life and Vision ISBN 1-59030-098-X
- Nalanda Miksang Society for Contemplative Photography- Chogyam Trungpa, Vajra Regent Osel Tendzin, Mipham Rinpoche, John McQuade
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