This is the one and only replica of the “Opening the Door of Your Heart” manuscript which includes a complete set of Ajahn Brahm’s 108 handwritten stories. Encasing it is a 2-piece original artwork cover, specially designed and hand-illustrated by Borneo-born and Los Angeles-based multi-hyphenate artist, Yves Gore, who has found delight in Ajahn Brahm’s teachings for 15 years. The visual on the cover depicts scenes from the life of Ajahn Brahm, favorite tales from his book, and some classics from Ajahn’s personal talks. Here, Yves Gore’s artwork also acts as playful, spiritual, and visual protection for the manuscript’s contents and is a heartfelt tribute to Ajahn Brahm’s monumental 70th birthday. The cover is colored by prolific Chinese-Mongolian performance artist, Frank Fu, whose recent exhibition includes at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Artwork has been signed by both artists.
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This item has been donated to the Buddhist Society of Victoria Inc (BSV) for the purpose of raising funds for the Newbury Buddhist Monastery Retreat Centre project, and to promote Buddhist Spirituality and Practices. It has nil “Commercial Market Transferable Value”.
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