[Jul 31] The Murals of Guanyin Sutra in Dunhuang
Buddhism and Buddhist art entered China along the Silk Road. Among the development process of Buddhist art, it has slowly contained with the localised elements, culture and thinking. The Dunhuang Mogao Caves preserved the largest scale, longest construction time, and richest content of the Buddhist artworks in the world. The speaker will analyse the changes in the Guanyin Sūtra of Dunhuang during the Tang dynasty, discussing the various phenomena of Guanyin Bodhisattva’s salvation, responding to the needs and teachings of and to all sentient beings.
About the Lecturer：
Dr. Irene Lok | Associate Researcher of Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
PhD of Buddhist Studies from the University of Hong Kong. Associate Researcher of Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Art Consultant of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong. Member of Chinese Association of Dunhuang and Turfan Studies.
Name: The Murals of Guanyin Sutra in Dunhuang
Where: Online & On-site
When: 31 July 2021, 09:30 am - 11:30 am
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87967694982