S. Heiner fine art photography
                   "enLightenment". 2016.
                  Inkjet print, approx. 7"x10".
                          [Edition of 300]

Gliding towards the light, the monk is engaged in simple work –chop wood; carry water – which leads to the kind of emptiness (as suggested by the boxes) which is at the heart of Buddhism.

“Become totally empty/ Quiet the restlessness of the mind/ Only then will you witness everything unfolding from emptiness….” Lao Tse