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Enlightenment

Enlightenment

Kit Kittle

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In this unique photography book, photojournalist Kit Kittle travels around the U.S. with a statue of the Buddha to capture it in unlikely places. These 70 photos are paired with a series of simple philosophical quotes. The presence of the statue changes the feeling of every location, and the quotes, regarding meditation and compassion, bring one close to the source of the Buddha’s simple ideals. The Buddha’s image of steadfast composure seems to put today’s fast-paced lives on pause, and gives the reader moments of wonder. Enlightenment awaits you.

Size: 12″ x 9″ | 72 color photos | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764346217 | Binding: hard cover

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The Buddha series of photographs is an expression of Kit Kittle’s continuing interest in Buddhism, which began when he was sixteen, living in the eastern Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim. At age twenty, Kit continued his studies of Sanskrit and Buddhist philosophy at Benares Hindu University in Varanasi, India. A graduate in religion, he became a photographer. Kit has directed television commercials on four continents and has been a photographer for thirty-five years.