“Heart Sutra”,called the “Prajna-paramita-hrdaya-sutra”, a total of 260 words,is the shortest Chinese Buddhist scripture. It spreads widely because of its refined will and easy recitation. “Heart Sutra”has been translated in Chinese for 7 times.The most famous translation is Tang Dynasty Master Xuan zang`s edition—“Prajna-paramita-hrdaya-sutra”.
Through the ages, “Heart Sutra” is not only as a Buddhist scripture for generation after generation `s Buddhists to study and ponder, but also as a art work for many artists pour huge enegy and devotion of the heart into it to create many extraordinary splendour colorful artworks. Chinese calligraphers in all ages showed us numerous calligraphy works of “Heart Sutra”. Some artwork sare simplicity and Squarely centricity,some are elegant and free and easy.Words and lines reflect calligraphers` mood in creationg time and the style of life of dealing with others. Writing “Heart Sutra” is not only a test, but also a practice. It can be described as dual cultivation of Arts and Virtue. Hope that readers have a good experience from these calligraphers`artworks when appreciate.
This application includes 39 calligraphers’artworks,and the major language versions of "Heart Sutra" ,beautiful Buddha figure, and pure, ethereal "Heart Sutra" chanting in MP3 format.