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“Everything about this hoodie is of the highest quality. It is elegantly designed, exceptionally warm (thanks to its cozy lining) and is very comfortable to wear.” M.F.
Layer up with this premium quality, super soft zip hoodie that has the phrase, ‘go beyond beyond’ embroidered in calligraphy on the hood. Inspired by the Heart Sutra, one of the most important Buddhist teachings, this short phrase explores the huge, philosophical concept of emptiness. Essentially how we can free our Self if we shift our consciousness from how we feel things ‘should’ be to the wonder of life ‘as it is’.
We hope that when you wear this hoodie you’re warm and inspired. Made from premium, organic cotton fabric with a Best Buy rating from Ethical Consumer we’re sure this will be one of the best hoodies you ever own.
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Layer up with this premium quality, super soft, zip hoodie that has the words, “go beyond beyond” embroidered on the edge of the hood.
The phrase Go Beyond Beyond is inspired by the Prajna Paramita mantra which closes the Buddhist Heart Sutra, or the Heart of the Great Wisdom Sutra. The mantra is stated: gate, gate, paragate, parasamgate, bodhi svaha. Broadly ‘Prajna’ means wisdom while ‘Paramita’ means a crossing over, or going beyond. Therefore a loose translation of the mantra is ‘gone, gone, gone beyond, gone utterly beyond, Enlightenment hail’.
The Heart Sutra is also about the realisation that all things are essentially empty in nature. But seeing emptiness in form is the opposite of nihilism, it is liberation. Essentially it points us to let go of our preconceived notions, opinions and attachments of how things ‘should’ be and be open the wonder of life ‘as it is’.
The words were first designed for us in calligraphy that captured the energy and sentiment of the phrase and then embroidered on the seam of the hood. There is also a small embroidered Earthmonk logo on the front left hand side of the chest.
We recommend washing this organic cotton hoodie inside out on a delicate or hand wash cycle. Try to avoid longer agitation and higher rotation spin cycles. Organic cotton should never see the inside of your tumble dryer, air drying is best!