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Object as Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual

Saturday, June 1st, 1996

Bodhisattvas with serene, all-embracing smiles; golden flower baskets for carrying lotus petals to purify a sacred space; ritual bronze chimes adorned with peacocks. “Each article is incred­ibly beau­tiful, but it’s only when all the arti­cles come together, evoking the pres­ence of the Buddha, that you can under­stand Buddhist art.”

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