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Dual Letter HEART SUTRA

Yumi Tohyama

8 (thu) – 23 (wed) April

Japanese are familiar with Prajnaparamita Hyrdaya Sutra, which was translated from Sanskrit to Chinese by Xuanzang in the middle of the 7th century. As believed to be Sunya's virtue :"Everything is nothing, do not adhere to things, it is important whether you have achieved enlightenment or not".

It was September 11, 2001, that my artwork, The Pillow Book (Dual Text /Amime), appeared on the cover an inflight magazine of an United Airline flight. The tragedy made me choose this theme, Prajnaparamita Hyrdaya Sutra, as a requiem for the passengers on board the flight.

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