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SACRED TREE

Bamboo paper

Bodhi tree under which Lord Budha got enlightment 

Mahabodhi Temple

Bodhgaya, India

Under the Bodhi tree thousands of monks meditate every day. Their presence evokes that of the Sakyamuni Buddha, who in this same place attained enlightenment 2500 years ago.

 

The Sacred Tree is one of a series of works conceived in sites venerated since ancestral times. Nomadic pieces, made from a photographs which are deployed to take he energy from the place where they were taken to daily situations. Works which seek to translate a luminescence, inhabit a space and give shelter to those who need it.

Project direction: Sebastián Szyd

Production and concept: Sebastián Szyd / Hernan Giagante

Photographs of Bodhi tree in Mahabohi temple: Sebastián Szyd​

Printed in Awanggami Unyu bamboo paper 

Acommpannied by Heart Sutra uttered by Buddha at Vulture's Peak on the second turning of the Wheel of Dharma. ​

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