Through its flaws and fissures stone absorbs the frequencies of minerals we've mixed into "reservoirs of potency."
Red is where the Tripitaka hid "when suffering took the shape of a fist." Black is night turned inside out, caught in the shadow of its hidden god. "Blue and green are quite rare." White reflects the ekistical heart of stone. In tones of brown ochre, the earth upholds the unfathomable depth of life.
"In the natural world or in a laboratory, an outer change in the color of something can mean its inner nature is reorganizing and transforming." Like a person after makeup's applied, color brushed onto a face of stone changes its interior mood.
is "the center, the 'summit' of the world." It
is also symbolic of war, morphing brown as blood
flows from wounds and leaches
earth. White + black =