Buddhachannel

Culture

Dernier ajout : 28 janvier 2017.

UMMA displaying rare, treasured Buddhist thangkas

The latest installation of the University of Michigan Museum of Art’s Collections Collaborations series is a spiritual journey wrapped around an exotic adventure.

All the versions of this article:

Buddhist festival helps keep culture alive

New Plymouth’s Sri Lankan community brought its culture alive on Saturday in celebration of religious and cultural festival Vesak.

All the versions of this article:

Dunhuang: Buddhist Art at the Gateway of the Silk Road

This exhibit will present sculptures, scrolls, and other objects dating back more than a thousand years from the Dunhuang art shrine.

All the versions of this article:

Seungmu: ’Seon’ meditation through dance

Korea has a unique cultural heritage listing system for recognizing intangible skills that have been passed on through the generations. Among these is “seungmu” or monk’s dance, which is one of the most well-known folk dances.

All the versions of this article:

Cinema of spirituality: Buddhism in films

The visual elegance of Bernardo Bertolucchi’s Little Buddha (1993), the spiritual austerity of Martin Scorsese’s Kundun (1997) and the transformative power of Pan Nalin’s Samsara (2001) show how richly Buddhism can translate to film.

All the versions of this article:

Celebrating Buddhist culture

Much of Viet Nam’s most famous, traditional and valued cultural heritage has been provided or inspired by Buddhism, a religion which has for centuries been deeply embedded in the national psyche.

All the versions of this article:

Gigantic Buddha tangka unfolds at Labrang Monastery

The Labrang Thangka Festival is an important festival at the old Labrang Monastery that was one of the six leading monasteries of the Geluk tradition of Tibet.

All the versions of this article:

Zen Paintings - their central role in the Japanese Tea Ceremony

Zen Paintings - their central role in the Japanese Tea Ceremony - by Belinda Sweet
CHANOYU, as the tea ceremony is called in Japan, is a meditative ritual involving a group of participants and a gathering of objects, the ultimate purpose of which is to reveal the profound sacredness at the foundation of the everyday acts of our lives: of eating, drinking, moving and interacting with people and objects.

All the versions of this article:

Edo Period Buddhist art turns passion into beauty

The stable years of the Edo Period (1603-1868) gave rise to a prosperous merchant class and a burgeoning "townsman" culture. For that reason, Edo art is often epitomized by colorful and flamboyant ukiyo-e prints.

All the versions of this article:

Camondo zun (wine vessel)

Shang dynasty (18th-11th century BC)
Latter half of the second millennium BC
Bronze
H:64 cm
Camondo legacy

All the versions of this article:

0 | 10 | 20 | 30 | 40 | 50 | 60 | 70 | 80 | ... | 240