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This is the cover of the Diamond Sutra, the oldest preserved actual book in the world. I've blown up a detail from the artwork so you can see Buddha's Dharma Eye (on his forehead) AND his swastika (on his chest), symbolizing the Buddha's eight steps. Notice that Buddhism was using the swastika before it became an integral symbol for Jains. 


And here is the article about the Diamond Sutra itself, which is an 1100-year-old book preserved in the British Museum: 


Welcome! You have reached my online "hub" for both courses I'm teaching this year--12th grade World Religions and 9th grade Effective Writing--as well as for my 9th grade Advisory, and for the clubs and organizations with which I'm involved this year, including Tournesol (ND's Lit Mag), The Gates (our high-school newspaper) and ND Hi-Q (Go Hi-Q!)