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Please join us for a talk by Karma Lekshe Tsomo, a Buddhist nun, scholar, and professor, on the biography and legends associated with the 6th century BCE teacher and founder of Buddhism, Shakyamuni. After the talk, join Karma Lekshe Tsomo in the exhibition to explore Buddhist Art in the galleries.

Shakyamuni Buddha with Transcendent Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and Manifestations of Padmasambhava, 18th century, Tibetan. Colors on cotton, brocade border, cotton backing, Image: 26 inches x 11 11/16 inches, Framed: 52 inches x 29 1/8 inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Bequest of Joseph H. Heil, 74-36/8. A Portrait of Padmasambhava, 15th century, Tibetan. Brass inlaid with silver and copper, with traces of black paint, 5 7/8 inches x 4 ¼ inches x 2 5/8 inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Bequest of Joseph H. Heil, 74-36/51.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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