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8 Auspicious symbols




8 Auspicious symbols

Originally uploaded by Shi Hong Yang

acryllic on unstretched muslin, this painting has seed beads sewn around the 3 symbols of water, earth, air and the additional cutlural inclusion of my favorite vegetable – corn showing my personal heritage as coming from Iowa; included is embroidery in chain stitch, it’s painted in gold in the background and sewn borders directly onto the painting itself, it has no lining in the back.

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I am a Bhikshuni ordained in Mahayana Chinese Buddhist tradition. I'm currently translating Vinaya sutras from the Chinese Mahayana Tripitaka.