catmoon wrote:Yup. If you could teach the Dharma to ducks, their Bhuddas would have feathers.
Huseng wrote:The prince seeing a sick person for the first time:
He certainly doesn't look too Indian.
I've wanted to write a blog post about this for awhile. Please have a look:
http://huayanzang.blogspot.com/2012/02/ ... utama.html
In short, it is interesting how in ancient Chinese Buddhist art the Buddha and his life is normally portrayed in the local settings of the time. This of course is to be expected given that most artists would have had no point of reference.