Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly


HE IMAGE ON this issue’s cover, the head of a Buddha statue at a coal yard near China’s Yellow River, was captured by French photographers (above) and (right). The owner of the coal mine built a golden statue more than thirty-five feet high; when the head was damaged, no one felt comfortable destroying it or disposing of it, so it remains in the coal field, an emblem of impermanence. The photo is from their series , meaning “Mountains Water.”

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