Buddhist perspectives on society and culture


Buddhist perspectives on
society and culture

Imaging Wisdom and Compassion

Posted in: Buddhism, Culture

Chintamani has been creating Buddhist images all his adult life, and Ratnaguna asks him about his approach to this and, looking at seven of his paintings and sculptures, how his work has evolved. (Note: there are times when Ratnaguna looks intently at something off screen – he is looking at photos of the paintings or sculptures they are talking about.)

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