Title: Turn Inward If You Wish to Find Buddha (Hui Xin Ji Shi Fo)
Hanging scroll: ink on paper
Dimensions: Overall: 50 3/8 x 13 7/16 inches (128 x 34.2 cm)
Gift of Mr. Jim Hardesty
Object Number: 2001.029.003
Local artist Jim Hardesty studied Chinese language, literature and art history at Princeton University. He later lived in Taiwan, where he studied painting, calligraphy and seal carving under Wang Beiyue.
This line sums up the teachings of Chan Buddhism: that the Buddha nature is in all sentient beings.
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