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The perfect proportions of a Buddha, the graciousness of his physical form, represent one of the ten qualities or powers of a Buddha. They are the characteristics of the physical harmony and beauty of a Great Being, and are described in Story of the Life of Buddha Shakyamuni. There are thirty-two major and eighty minor characteristics. The lines of the eight-spoked on the soles and palms of a Buddha are among them. The appearance and the measurements of a Buddha are perishable and a worldly…

According to John Dilworth, Tibetan Buddhists have for thousands of years maintained consistency in their religious iconography through the use of geometric grids, providing a structural framework on which various artists can create these sacred images. The traditional artist would first create the grid, then begin the drawing, working within the constraints of the grid

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Seattle Sketcher: An Illustrated Journal by Seattle Times Artist Gabriel Campanario

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