Buddha's Word @ Stanford

October 18, 2017 – March 18, 2018

11:00 am

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Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive Map

This exhibition showcases Buddhist manuscripts and prints held at the Cantor and in Stanford libraries, ranging in dates from around the 11th century to the early 20th century, and coming from various parts of the traditional Buddhist world, from Sri Lanka to Japan. Buddha’s Word highlights the written word not simply as the visual counterpart to speech but as a thing of beauty and sacredness in and of itself. IMAGE: Artist unknown (Nepal, 12th C.), Pages from a Manuscript of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (Prajnaparamita), detail, 12th century. Ink and color on palm leaf. Museum Purchase Fund, 1964.115.a

When:
Ongoing every day from October 18, 2017 through March 18, 2018.
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where:
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive Map
Admission:

Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am - 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES

Tags:

Arts Education International Visual Humanities Exhibition Film Literary 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
Contact:
723-4177
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