........P R A Y I N G .
..(a tribute in origami to my Dad, Đinh Cường) . .

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©g i a n g


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I folded these “Niệm” pieces
when my dad’s health declined sharply
and my mom’s health is not good either

but these pieces are not only just for them
but also for you
and for me


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chanting



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praying



My dad asked me to put the one he liked
on the bookcase facing his bed

he passed away
shortly after
the first week of 2016
(we like to think
he just
left
to visit my grandma
and his dear friends)

the origami
still there



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chanting on the bookshelf



above is my grandpa’s
black and white drawing
years ago
below is
my dad’s “Niệm” painting

my father is a prolific painter
and he paints
and paints
until his last days

you can see a small part of his works here:
dinhcuong.com



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I would say
my father had a celebrated life
we are happy for him


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