The Heart Sutra in Calligraphy (Paperback)
A Visual Appreciation of the Perfection of Wisdom
Stone Bridge Press, 9781933330792, 127pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2008
With an embossed cover and full page, two-color calligraphic art throughout, The Heart Sutra in Calligraphy is a beautiful gift and a unique resource for study and reflection. Presenting the world's most popular sutra in ancient Chinese seal script, it includes a new English translation, a transliteration of the original Zen chant, and an introduction that discusses the history, meaning, and spiritual significance of the Heart Sutra and Asian calligraphy. Buddhists and artists alike will delight in this inspired and meditative treatment of a treasured wisdom source.
Artist Nadja Van Ghelue has studied traditional calligraphy and sumie painting. She runs the online gallery www.theartofcalligraphy.com.