Welcome to Buddha of the Month, a (roughly) monthly post that features images of the Buddha in contemporary art, popular culture, fine art – or wherever the tathagata catches our fancy.

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This one’s by seminal video artist Nam June Paik: Enlightenment Compressed, 1994, currently at the Live Feed: 1972-1994 Paik retrospective at the James Cohan gallery, til May 30, 2009.

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If enough come pouring in, we’ll have a Buddha of the Week!

photo by This Week in New York/mdr

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