Treasures from Asia's Oldest Museum Buddhist Art from the Indian Museum, Kolkata

Treasures from Asia's Oldest Museum Buddhist Art from the Indian Museum, Kolkata

The exhibition presents the evolution of Buddhism through the art of India. Important sculptures and paintings from the Indian Museum in Kolkata will trace the Jataka stories (past life stories of the Buddha), scenes from the life of the Buddha, and symbols used to represent Buddhist concepts. Representations of bodhisattvas and the Buddha will be on display. The exhibition features striking sculptures from the Pala and Gandhara cultures.