- 2007 INDIES Winner
- Gold, Religious (Adult Fiction)
Chan has a long tradition of the gongan, the direct and often humorous stories of the enlightened conversations between Buddhist practitioners. In Chan Heart, Chan Art, Venerable Master Hsing Yun retells one hundred classic gongans in approachable and lively prose. Each gongan is complimented by a striking painting done in the classical Chan style by the renowned husband and wife team of Gao Ertai and Pu Xiaoyu. This handsome volume is for lovers of quiet solemnity and sublime beauty alike.