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Zen Zomics: Layman P’ang Reading Upright

With this one I found that drawing a semi-realistic figure doing a sort of double-take is hard to capture (not sure I succeeded)

The story comes from the book The Recorded Sayings of Layman P’ang by Ruth Fuller Sasaki, Yoshitaka Iriya, and Dana R. Fraser

LAYMAN P'ANG READS A SUTRA

The Layman was once lying on his couch reading a sutra. A monk saw him and said: "Layman! You must maintain dignity when reading a sutra." The Layman raised up one leg. The monk had nothing to say.

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