New Media Art Exhibition

Buddhism spread from ancient India to China along maritime routes of trade and pilgrimage, stimulating a global transmission of Buddhist teachings and traditions. This illuminating new media exhibition brings the story to life for the first time.

2021/05/11 - 2026/12/31
Main Hall Gallery 3

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A Forgotten Voyage of Trade and Religion

In light of the Buddhist Maritime Silk Road — New Media Art Exhibition hosted by Fo Guang Shan Buddha, Dr. Lewis R. Lancaster writes this book to introduce readers to the magnificent history of the world of Maritime Buddhism from a diverse range of aspects - the various Buddhist traditions, pilgrims and monks, causes and conditions, norms and rituals, cross-cultural relations between East and West, as well as the intricacies of navigation technology, and migrations of the Austronesian peoples.

Now available (for free) on Google Books

A Panel Discussion Of the Buddhist Maritime Silk Road and the Great Circle of Buddhism

The Great Circle of Buddhism; the International Ocean Networks;
How ancient Chinese monks took the Maritime Silk Road to seek the Dharma?
Listen to Scholars' discussions on this heart-quaking period of history.

Topic: The Buddhist Maritime Silk Road Book Launch
Time: PDT 2022/7/17 10:00-11:00
Moderator: Ven. Miao Guang
Panelists: Prof. Lewis R. Lancaster

Watch online: FGS Buddha Museum Youtube

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Date: May 16th, 2021

Time: 2 pm

Venue: Great Enlightenment Auditorium