Spiral Incense – Hundred Syllable Mantra, 2018
Hand-inscribed spiral incense, 150cm in diameter each
Commissioned by and Collection of M+, Hong Kong
For this special commission by M+, around twenty Tibetan Buddhist practitioners from the Himalayan region who reside in Taiwan were invited to inscribe Hundred Syllable Mantra on 9 spiral incense at the artist’s studio in Taipei. Together, the artist and the practitioners wrote the mantra that is known for purification on the incense and made prayers for everyone who comes across this work to be relieved from their suffering.