I was given the oppertunity to illustrate "the Dhammapada" one of the most significant buddhist scripttures. I made 27 ink drawings for the book one for each chapter. 
Verse 82: Like a lake which is deep, clear and calm, the wise after listening to the Teaching (Dhamma) become serene.
Verse 183: Not to do evil, to cultivate merit, to purify one's mind - this is the Teaching of the Buddhas.
Verse 11: They take untruth for truth; they take truth for untruth; such persons can never arrive at the truth, for they hold wrong views.
Verse 149: Like gourds thrown away in autumn are these dove-grey bones; what pleasure is there in seeing them?
Verse 135: As with a stick the cowherd drives his cattle to the pasture, so also, ageing and death drive the life of beings.
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Dhammapada

The Dhammapada is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist scriptures. It cons Read More
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