The Four Noble Truths
The Four Noble Truths འཕགས་པའི་བདེན་པ་བཞི་ are considered fundamental to teachings of Buddha. Taught by Buddha Shakyamuni as the first ‘turning of the wheel of the Dharma’ after his attainment of enlightenment.
Honoured here as a calligraphy in a honorific form of Uchen script. Each Noble Truth (or reality) is highlighted in earth red mineral paint. These are:
1. The truth of Suffering
2. The truth of Origin
3. The truth of Cessation
4. The truth of the Path
Issued with this artwork is a Certificate of Authentication with description, which serves as provenance, as well as a recipe of value for insurance purposes.