Buddhism events

The Life of the Buddha © British Library

Series events

Discovering Buddhism: the Buddha bathes in the river at Kakuttha, lies down, and sends a message to Kunda in this scene created in Burma circa 1800 - 1820
Course

Discovering Buddhism

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Image from 19th-century Burmese paper folding book containing illustrations of 28 Enlightened Buddhas, with short captions
Talks and Discussions

The Buddha of History and The Buddha of Myth

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Chair illustration, by Caroline Penn.
Talks and Discussions

Contemplating: Artists' Books Now

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A photograph of Stephen Bachelor
Talks and Discussions

From Enlightenment to Human Flourishing: How I Became a Secular Buddhist

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A hand holds a manuscript that has been damaged and requires conservation work
Special Event

The Conservation of Silk Road Material

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A hand holds a manuscript that has been damaged and requires conservation work
Special Event

The Conservation of Silk Road Material

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The Life of the Buddha © British Library
Special Event

Early at the Library: Buddhism, Music and Meditation

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A Burmese manuscript painting depicting a scene from the life of Buddha, from the 19th century
Talks and Discussions

The Buddhist Arts of South East Asia

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A photograph of Alan Watts smoking a pipe in Esalen, California in the 1960s or 70s
Talks and Discussions

Off-Beat Zen: The Eccentric Englishman Who Brought Buddhism to America

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Zen yoga: a photo of a pile of stones
Course

Zen Buddhist Yoga

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A dancer kneels over another, face to face, in a 'love duet' photographed by Oliver Holms
Performance

Mahajanaka Dance Drama (talk and performance)

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A dancer kneels over another, face to face, in a 'love duet' photographed by Oliver Holms
Performance

Mahajanaka Dance Drama (performance only)

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A dancer kneels over another, face to face, in a 'love duet' photographed by Oliver Holms
Performance

Mahajanaka Dance Drama (talk and performance)

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A dancer kneels over another, face to face, in a 'love duet' photographed by Oliver Holms
Performance

Mahajanaka Dance Drama (performance only)

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Art and Mindfulness: a woman drawing
Course

Buddhism: Art and Mindfulness

Weekend masterclass: -
A Thai Buddhist wall paintings featuring a woodland scene
Talks and Discussions

The Buddhist Arts of Thailand

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Robina Courtin
Talks and Discussions

Robina Courtin Socially Engaged Buddhism

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Robina Courtin
Talks and Discussions

Robina Courtin in Conversation

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Zen calligraphy: two learners chat in the background, with a pot of paintbrushes in the foreground
Course

Zen Calligraphy

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