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Painting Enlightenment, Healing Visions of the Heart Sutra

Friday, March 1 @ 7:00 pm - Sunday, March 3 @ 5:00 pm

A weekend exhibition of the the Buddhist art of Iwasaki Tsuneo, and workshop with Paula Arai, PhD

“My purpose for doing tiny-character sutra copying paintings is for you to see the teachings of the Buddha, to see the Buddha, and I am deeply gratitude to dwell in the heart of the sutra. Also, contemporary people who have lost themselves in busy-ness and whose hearts are dissolute, I pray they feel some succor and compassion when they look at these paintings.”        –Iwasaki Tsuneo

Friday, March 1, 7:00 pm – Opening of the exhibition and reception

Saturday, March 2nd,  2pm – 3:30 pm  –  Brushing the Heart Workshop – Paula will lead each person in how to copy the Chinese character for Heart with a Japanese brush, and while people wait for their turn they will also trace the Heart Sutra in English with a calligraphy pen.

3:30 – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 – 5:30 pm Slide Lecture

Sunday, March 3, 1:30 pm – Paula will give a tour with poetry reading and explanation about each painting.

After 2 pm people are welcome to stay and meditate in front of the paintings until 5 pm.

Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Nalandabodhi

Katiana Rangel
Email: info@nalandawest.org

Region: Seattle, WA

Start: Friday, March 1 @ 7:00 pm
End: Sunday, March 3 @ 5:00 pm

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Event Website:

Nalanda West
3902 Woodland Park Ave North
Seattle, Washington 98103 United States
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Phone: 206.529.8258