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Handwriting “the Heart Sutra”

Handwriting “the Heart Sutra”
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Traditionally, people sit in a quiet place like Buddhist temples and write “the Heart Sutra (Hannya Shingyo)” with a writing brush to touch the spirit of “the Heart Sutra”.
People can attain calm, relaxed and peaceful state of mind through this practice.
Unfortunately, in the modern busy lifestyles, you cannot often find enough time nor place to follow this tradition.
With this app, however, you can get the same spiritual condition!
You can practice the Heart Sutra, using your finger to trace over letters on the screen.
You are supposed to put your soul into each character.
You cannot get the maximum spiritual effects by writing a single letter, but certain sequences of multiple letters form the spell.
For this reason, this app does not save any half-progressed work or does not allow you to repeat the certain letters over and over just for the sake of memorising them.
Once you complete the sutra, however, you can save your work in your photo library for your record.
The message comes up as, “Heart Sutra is asking your access to photo library”.
Click OK to save your work in your photo library.

This app is ideal if…
you want to relax in peace and quiet.
you want to acquire the stable and solid mind.
you want to gain a sharp and creative inspiration.
you want to learn the Heart Sutra (Hannya Shingyo).
you want to experience a famous Buddhist practice.


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