The worldly way is to do things for a reason, to get some return, but in Buddhism we do things without the idea of gaining anything…
Art Metropolitan Museum of Art
How often, acting upon our need for comfort and security, do we sacrifice our freedom and happiness?
As Buddhism spread out from north India, the place of its origin in the sixth century BC, the core ideas of this great religious tradition were often expressed through images. This Bulletin and the exhibition it accompanies, “Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations,” focus on Indian and Tibetan Buddhist art of the eleventh and twelfth centuries… (Free PDF download) Beautiful Buddhist works of art
This small bronze Buddha (16.8 cm) is probably one of the earliest iconic representations of Shakyamuni from Gandhara.
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