Yamabushi’s Horizons by Richard Nadler
Yamabushi are revered as mountain priests or ascetic hermits in Japan, devoutly following the ancient traditions of Shugendō. This spiritual practice intertwines elements of Buddhism, Shintoism, and the indigenous worship of mountains. The very name "yamabushi" itself translates to "those who find solace in the mountains."Every artwork within this series exudes an undeniable spirit of motivation, resonating with the echoes of Yamabushi's teachings. It serves as a profound reminder that life's challenges should not be feared, but embraced as transformative opportunities for growth and self-discovery. Generated through a custom AI model, Yamabushi's Horizons landscapes and strokes of generative-like art act as visual metaphors, reflecting the profound wisdom of Yamabushi and empowering us to harness our inner strength and nurture resilience.