Handmade Accordion Fold Book "The Nature of Heaven and Hell, A Zen Parable"
This handmade concertina book is illustrated and crafted by artist Teresa Villegas. This luscious tactile work of art is printed on rag paper with archival inks. All handmade books come packaged in a box. The story is an ancient classic Zen parable retold by the artist.
Inside story begins...
This is a story about what we call Heaven and Hell, or Life and Death, or Good and Bad. It's a story about how these things don't really exist except as a creation of our own minds.
A big burly Samurai comes to the wise man and says "tell me the nature of Heaven and Hell."
The Roshi looks him in the face and says "why should I tell a scruffy disgusting miserable slob like you?" ...