The “Heart Sutra,” also referred to as the “Essence of Wisdom Sutra,” is the shortest and most popular sutra in Buddhism. Peng employs the original Sanskrit version of this scripture for his video. Known throughout Asia, it is regarded as the summation of Buddha’s wisdom; it expresses the insight attained by non-attachment, the doctrine of emptiness. A striking feature that sets it apart from most sutras is the fact that this teaching is not actually delivered by Buddha. The dog here effortlessly inhabits the ambivalent teaching position.