The Stars, Baby, The Stars

It’s just before sunrise at home base. Out on the patio there’s quite a breeze, and an intense floral aroma.Trachelospermum jasminoides , or Star Jasmine, is native to China. It’s an evergreen, woody vine that bursts into bloom all over Sydney this time of year.

star jasmine:

The fragrance of this generous vine is heavenly and intoxicating, especially in the early mornings and evenings. It grows on a trellis against the garage wall here at my father’s house.

baby Krishna is waiting:

I’ll pick some and fill a small vase beside my small statuette of Baby Krishna.

patram pushpam phalam toyam yo me bhaktya prayacchati
tad aham bhakty-upahrtam ashnami prayatatmanah

“If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, fruit or water, I will accept it.”

– Bhagavad Gita (9.26)
Posted by Kurma on 20/11/10; 6:19:09 AM

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