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  • Photographed by Jon Ortner
    Introduction by Jack Kornfield
  • Format: Hardcover | ISBN: 9781599620619
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In the twenty-five centuries since the Buddha's death, his profound teachings and path have guided and enlightened millions of lives. The Buddha also has inspired some of the most beautiful and magnificent artistic creations ever produced by humanity. Jon Ortner's photographs of over 150 of these extraordinary works of art grace this volume. From the hundreds of rare Laotian Buddhas filling the Pak Ou Caves to the colossal gold and gem-encrusted Maha Muni Buddha of Mandalay, the Buddha's wisdom, compassion, and serenity are eternally present. Simple but powerful verses from the sacred teachings of the Buddha accompany the photographs. The foreword by Jon Ortner talks about their creation and the introduction by Jack Kornfield gives the reader an understanding of the Buddha's life and influence. Additional notes in the back of the book provide descriptive and historic information on key images.

Back in print in with a stunning new cover, this is the perfect gift forp racticing Buddhists as well as anyone simply looking for an added measure of beauty and peace in his or her life.
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"A 'must' for both arts and Buddhist collections alike."
- California Bookwatch

  • Buddha by Photographs by Jon Ortner; introduction by Jack Kornfield
  • September 28, 2010
  • Religion - Buddhism; Photography - Travel
  • Welcome Books
  • $29.95
  • 9781599620619

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