- Licensing Information - "Buddhas in the Palm of Your Hand"
Rights: available (English excluded)
Published in December 2018
Data fee: EUR 550-
Words: 3500 in English (=approx. 6,800 in Japanese)
J/E full bilingual
Size: 188*128mm / Pages:96 (Full Color)
PDF sample: upon request
- Soothing words that bring acceptance and relieve suffering.
- Images of Buddhist icons that fit the palm of your hand.
- A small gift book perfect for self-care.
This a collection of passages from Buddhist scripture, Japanese prayers and poetry concerning
human affliction and suffering written by past generations. These passages are shown together with
46 images of Buddhist icons such as statues, miniature pagodas, and woodblock prints, etc. In this
charming format, which fits in the palm of your hand, the images of small Buddhas, supplemented by
the words of the Buddha and famous historical monks such as Kūkai and Saigyō, will relieve
emotional suffering and give the reader peace of mind. It will heal those who are stressed,
depressed, those who are grieving and anyone else who is searching for a ray of hope.
The artworks featured, including 10 works that are designated as important cultural properties, have
been selected from the Nara National Museum and Tokyo National Museum.
Foreword by Mutsuo Takahashi, a Japanese poet. English translation by Michael Jamentz, a resident of Kyoto, born in the US in 1948. He is a student of medieval Japanese culture, a lecturer at various universities, and a translator of numerous works dealing with Japanese art, literature and culture.
- Pages：96Pages（Full Color）
- Publisher：PIE International
- Language：J/E Bilingual
- ISBN：978-4-7562-5166-4 Ｃ0072
- Foreword by Mutsuo Takahashi English translation by Michael Jamentz
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