Origins of Buddhism

Origins of Buddhism
  • DATE

    Jun 13, 2014

  • Venue

    Asian Civilisations Museum

    1 Empress Place
    Singapore 179555
  • TIME
    Friday: from 19:00 to 20:30
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Join speaker and ACM Research Fellow, Stephen A. Murphy as he traces back the evidence for Buddhism in northeast Thailand and Central Laos from its earlierst appearance in 6th and 7th century.

The arrival of Buddhism introduced monumental architecture, stone and bronze sculpture, and a definable art style. Archeological evidence in Buddhism practices also provides a window into modern belief and worship. Journey into the history of Buddhism and learn about the how the religion spread into religion and know the importance of these ancient objects to the local communities today.