Graphic Design. Katelyn Neily. Victoria, BC, Canada.

The Buddhist Hare

This is an illustration for the story "The Hare on the Moon" from the Jātakas. In the story the hare sacrifices himself for a hungry stranger by throwing himself on a fire. He is then reincarnated into the Buddha. This illustration shows the hare taking this leap into his next life. Yellow is a sacred colour in Buddhism, and in this piece I used it to demonstrate the hare's life energy transferring into his new life as a human.

Katelyn Neily