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The Blessing of Lord Buddha

The Blessing of Lord Buddha

The Blessing of Lord Buddha Painted in 2006. This work was given to Mr. Boonchai Bencharongkul as conclusions of the artist’s Buddhist artworks as well as the artist himself who attains to and understands Dharma, and aims for a release from a countless round of rebirth. In the painting, there is Lord Buddha, without the...

Indra at Travatimsa Heaven

Indra at Travatimsa Heaven

Indra at Travatimsa Heaven Indra is a king of devas (or deities) in the Tavatimsa heaven. He is still in Samsara (a round of rebirth) and wants to release himself from it. The painting represents Indra riding an elephant called Erawan which is flying above Anotata pond (or Anodard pond). Lotuses represent Dharma for the...

Telepathy

Telepathy

Telepathy The painting exhibits the artist’s unique style of Thai painting. A “Deva” (or a deity) is employed to represent a person who attains Dharma, stays away from materials, curtails the mundane state. The mind of a Dharma-attained person is like a deity. It possesses greatness, brilliance, and might; while the material world, down below,...

The Gateway to Nirvana

The Gateway to Nirvana

The Gateway to Nirvana A combination of acrylic and pencil-used techniques, the painting’s modern composition, and symbols employed to convey the message. A lotus at the top represents “Nirvana” which is the supreme Dharma. At the bottom, water represents a defilement of happiness resulting from the attachment to Dharma, while lotuses on the water represent...

Spiritual Eye

Spiritual Eye

Spiritual Eye The painting presents the mind and the matter in the world of conflicts. Machines are a representation of materials. The spiritual eye is in the middle. The moon represents sunyata or the emptiness. Symbols appeared in the painting present a fight between Dharma and the mundane state.

Paying Respect to Lord Buddha

Paying Respect to Lord Buddha

Paying Respect to Lord Buddha The painting is divided into 3 frames presenting Lord Buddha, an arhat (or the one who gains insight into the true nature of existence and achieves Nirvana), and a Buddhist nun. This painting conveys the message that anyone can attain the enlightenment of Dharma, regardless of status. In this painting,...

Heavenly Vehicle to the Heaven

Heavenly Vehicle to the Heaven

Heavenly Vehicle to the Heaven After learning the insight mediation (or vipassana meditation) through mind-made magical power taught by Phra Rajabrahmayana (or Luang Poh Ruesi Lingdum from Wat Tha Sung), the artist got the inspiration for his work: the fish called Annonta which carries meritorious people to the heaven was the artist’s prototype of his...

Heavenly Vehicle to Buddhist Land

Heavenly Vehicle to Buddhist Land

Heavenly Vehicle to Buddhist Land The work reflects the artist’s mind— absorbed in the Buddha’s Dharma which releases one from the world, but on the other hand, he still yearns for worldly matters. In his Buddhist artworks, noticeable symbols are used to convey the meaning— a lotus represents Dharma, a circle represents sunyata or the...

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