Chinese calligraphy: "May all beings be free from suffering" in semi-cursive style. Original work. Looking inwardly, looking outwardly, there are so much suffering in the world. Only with a gentle, genuine heart of sadness, we are able to see the pain in ourselves and others. And we can hold them in our hearts like a mother would do. Sumi ink on rice paper, mounted on paper scroll with silk-like paper-patterned matting. The image size is 11 by 34 in. The full scroll size is 15 by 54 in. The beautiful wooden rod at the bottom is 17.5 in. wide. See photo. Signed with the seals of the artist.