DEVOTEE WITH GAUTAMA AND VAIROCHANA, 2018
acrylic on paper
11 x 14 inches
The devotee, separated from the heavenly realm by the Sea of Samsara, listens intently to the teachings of Vairochana, the Dhyani Buddha who is considered to be the heavenly form of Gautama. Gautama is seated with his hands in the earth-touching mudra symbolizing his enlightenment at the upper left.